Multicultural Advancement Professionals

CASE Multicultural Advancement Professionals (MAP) aspires to be a premier resource for the enhancement and heightened-awareness of issues related to multicultural populations in educational advancement. Our mission is to provide professional development opportunities and to foster an environment that encourages learning, networking, and resource sharing among multicultural advancement professionals. MAP was founded by four members of the 2014 CASE Minority Advancement Institute (MAI).

Committee Leadership:

  • Ann-Marie Thornton, CFRE, Community College of Baltimore County, MAI '14-Chair
  • Shabina Bahl, Pew Charitable Trusts, MAI ‘08
  • Jacynta Brewton, Emory University, MAI ‘14
  • Pedro Govantes, University of Michigan, MAI ‘16
  • De'Leisa Nelson, University of Maryland - College Park, MAI '17
  • Kaitlyn Sands, US Naval Academy Foundation, MAI ‘16
  • Davine Snead, Bowie State University, MAI '17
  • Isaac W. K. Thweatt, Columbia University, MAI ‘14
  • R. Sylvester Owens, George Washington, MAI '16

MAP Goals:

  • Provide educational opportunities that motivate, inspire and engage multicultural advancement professionals
  • Increase awareness and recognition of multicultural advancement professionals
  • Discover ways to strategically partner with other recognized entities of CASE and beyond

Next Event

Date & Time

Thursday, October 18, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.


Getting to the C-Suite
Making a successful transition from middle management to a leadership-level position or C-Suite can be daunting, even for the most seasoned professionals. Join us and hear first-hand what it takes in order to get to the C-Suite on from executives. Hear about lessons learned, how to build your network, the qualifications required, etc.


Case Headquarters
1307 New York Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20005


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We look forward to seeing you! If you have problems registering or any further questions, please contact Jevon Walton at jwalton@case.org or (202) 478-5551.

Funding for this program is made possible by the CASE District II Venture Capital Funds.