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Dr. Rene Rochester Discusses Racial Injustice in Academia – Bonus Content – Episode 39

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An incredible story of courage and perseverance in the face of racial mistreatment and injustice as overcomer Dr. Rene Rochester succeeds in this difficult environment.

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Dr. René Rochester was a dual athlete competing in Track and Basketball. When she surrendered her life to the Lordship of Jesus. She began her teaching career in 1984, and after 8 years returned to graduate school and earned her Master of Education degree in 1993 and in 1999 René became the first African American to earn a Doctor of Education degree with a concentration in Health (Adolescent risk behavior) from the University of Texas at Austin.

Known for her wit, joy, and knowledge of scripture, she weaves the truth of the Word through everything she does. Dr. René has a passion for education and is the founder and CEO of PHAT STARTM Learning, LLC an educational service organization whose focus is teaching to the heart of the brain. Dr. Rochester believes that every human is created with potential to learn. Her educational interventions are grounded in the belief that the brain is God’s divine design. Dr. Rochester has served on the Board of Trustees for FCA and is currently a Board member for Athletes in Action and Kids Across America. She is the Dean of Student Academic Support at Brentwood Academy in Tennessee where she also teaches in the science department.

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I've been around Christian publishing since 1987 when I helped our ministry self-publish an important resource for Vietnam veterans and their families. That book went on to be picked up by a royalty publisher and has since sold over 250,000 copies with a million in print.

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