Health Educator in Health Promotion, a unit of the Center for Community Health and Wellbeing "Injustice anywhereis a threat to justice everywhere." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Michelle earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science Education at University of Florida and her Master of Public Health degree at Emory University. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist. She previously worked as the Sexual Health Coordinator at University of Georgia. She has worked in Health Promotion in Higher Education for more than 10 years.
In the many classes students take at Tech, very few are leadership focused. In her role as a Leadership Fellow, Michelle is able to give students the opportunity to reflect on themselves and their behaviors, including their leadership strengths and challenges. She finds coaching rewarding because she gets to support students in building their leadership skills to help them reach their full potential.
Special Events Coordinator in the Office of the Arts “I have no special talents I am only passionately curious.” ― Albert Einstein
To be passionately curious helps all keep learning and exploring.
As a member of the Office of the Arts at Georgia Tech, Lane works to engage community advisors with projects that culminate from student, faculty, and artist exploration with Georgia Tech technology innovations. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, Lane worked with non-profit organizations to develop Board engagement and to secure sustainable funding with major gift commitments and private foundation investment.
Lane is serving as a leadership fellow to build a quality relationship with a student who wants to realize life goals that make a positive impact in our society, that bring great personal satisfaction, and that balance hard work, play, and celebration.
Associate Director, Healthy Lifestyle Programs – Campus Recreation Center
“If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, you don’t ask what seat. You just get on.” –Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In
Caroline received both her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and Master of Sport Administration degree from Belmont University in Nashville, TN. She is also a certified Health Fitness Specialist with the American College of Sports Medicine. A native to Statesboro, GA, she has worked in Campus Recreation departments in Nashville, TN, Cleveland, OH, and Atlanta, GA, for more than 10 years.
Caroline is thrilled to join the Leadership Fellows team to give back to the GT community and sharpen her own leadership and coaching skills in the process. Student development is the reason she chose a career in campus recreation, and the opportunity to work directly with students again is beyond exciting. Her positive energy, enthusiasm, and love for helping others makes her a great fit for this amazing leadership experience.
Assistant Director of Community Relations in the Office of the Vice President for Government and Community Relations
“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another” – ancient proverb
Stephanie has enjoyed meeting leaders in business, education, and community relations sectors in the Atlanta area for a number of years. She continues to build relationships with new and upcoming leaders while serving as assistant director of community relations in Georgia Tech’s Office of the Vice President for Government and Community Relations. After earning her bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, she worked in top-tier law firms while earning her Master of Public Administration degree. During that time, she was awarded a graduate fellowship at Virginia Tech that challenged her to delve into university relations and development. After the fellowship and completing her master’s degree, she spent several years fundraising for Georgia State University before coming to Georgia Tech.
In her free time, Stephanie enjoys talking with people about what motivates and inspires their life’s priorities.
Becoming a Leadership Fellow was important to her as she is continually inspired by Georgia Tech students’ accomplishments.
International Plan Advisor in the Office of International Education “The truth is, it's not the idea, it's never the idea, it's always what you do with it.” – Neil Gaiman
Colette is an international educator currently serving as the International Plan Advisor in the Office of International Education at Georgia Tech. She received her B.A. in European Studies from The College of William and Mary in Virginia and her M.A. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Maryland. Although originally from Texas, Colette moved to Atlanta after grad school for a Study Abroad Advisor position at Georgia State University and then transitioned to Georgia Tech in October 2014. Colette loves learning new things, and is currently pursuing an MBA from Georgia Tech while working full-time – Go Jackets!
Leadership skills are important in every field, and Colette is excited to help students explore their own leadership capabilities through the Leadership Fellows program. As a former student leadership development instructor at Maryland, she is looking forward to coaching students and re-engaging with her own leadership exploration. College is a wonderful time for self-exploration, and Colette looks forward to working with students as they discover and refine their own strengths and skills.
In her free time, Colette enjoys reading, playing flag football, and traveling – 4 continents down, 3 more to go!
Training Generalist II in the Office of Human Resources “You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” - John Bunyan
If you were to ask Yvette’s loved ones what they remember most about her as a child are, they would say her inquisitive nature. Yvette believes she was destined to be a learning and development professional. Yvette is passionate about fostering the development and growth of others. Over the last seven years, she has worked in the public and private sector, designing and facilitating learning experiences that equip adult learners with the tools and resources necessary to achieve their defined professional and personal success. Yvette also leverages her B.A. from Clark Atlanta University and her M.S. in Human Resource Development from Florida International University to enhance her effectiveness in the classroom.
As a leadership fellow, Yvette plans to embody her most important and permanently ongoing belief, best articulated in John Bunyan's affirmation, that “You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.”