Shynise Stiff has a passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion work in education. While acquiring a Master of Education from Southern Methodist University, Shynise worked as a Middle School Science Educator in Dallas, Texas for a few years. Over the past eight years, Shynise has designed and facilitated cross-cultural dialogues with middle school students, high school students, college students, and education professionals. Shynise also worked in School Operations for a charter school network in Brooklyn, New York. Currently, Shynise facilitates professional development and manages partnerships for an education-based nonprofit organization. As an education professional, Shynise believes in creating learning experiences that investigate, strategize and promote social equity and justice in the classroom.