Emily Tancredi-Brice Agbenyega holds a Ph.D. in Urban Education from Temple University. Her research focuses on promoting broadened participation and persistence among underrepresented women in STEM and other fields. She currently teaches sociology courses at LaGuardia Community College and Westchester Community College.
Through her engagement in community-building activities, Emily seeks to apply the insights learned in her graduate studies together with guidance from the Bahá’í Writings regarding freedom from racial prejudice, justice, and empowering individuals to become protagonists of their own material, spiritual, and intellectual advancement. Emily is new to the Wilmette Institute and looks forward to learning together with course participants in their journey to apply Bahá’u’lláh’s teachings to their own lives and the lives of their communities.