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Dr. Damary Bonilla-Rodriguez

Ep. 33

Stacey, Patrice & Nick welcome Dr. Damary Bonilla-Rodriguez, an educator, author & ACLU Board member to the show, to discuss her extensive work experience in leadership development, diversity, inclusion, and advocacy space. To learn more about Dr. Rodriguez's work, visit: https://drbonilla-rodriguez.godaddysites.com/. And for more from our show, visit us at https://www.leonmedianetwork.com/educate-us


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