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Raven Powell

Graduate Student


Raven Powell is a Vanderbilt 2022 graduate where she received her MPP in Education Policy.

She joined RASR Lab as a second-year graduate student majoring in Education Policy at Peabody College | Vanderbilt University. Raven worked in outreach, recruitment, and engagement, and with STEM outreach projects at RASR Lab and the Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer’s Center.

Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Raven attended the University of Georgia and received a B.S. degree in Human Development and Family Science. After leaving the University of Georgia, she was a College and Career Adviser with the College Advising Corps at Georgia State University. Raven’s passion for creating equity within education for students of color led her to continuing her studies in Education Policy at Vanderbilt University.

After graduation Raven joined the Tennessee Education Research Alliance (TERA) as a Research and Operations Manager.