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Vanessa Chatman

Interim Director

“When I dare to be powerful—to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.

Audre Lorde

Vanessa is proud graduate of Florida A&M University, where she earned both a B.S. and M.S. in Healthcare Administration. With a background in health care operations, higher education, and state government administration, she has developed deep insight and understanding of human motivation. Through resume writing, interview preparation, and job searching assistance, she has helped hundreds of students identify career paths toward economic mobility.

Ms. Chatman is responsible for the training and supervision of the Career Specialists that assist the 14 colleges/schools, classroom presentations and workshops, assisting with employer relations, marketing, and implementing major events. 

She serves as the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for FloridaACE. She is pursuing a Doctorate in Education at Florida Southern College. When she is not working, she enjoys traveling.


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