About Our
Keynote Speaker,
Dr. Faith Wilkerson

Dr. Wilkerson arrived in Richmond, Virginia in 2000 to attend Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). She holds a Bachelor's in Mass Communications, Masters in Higher Education, as well as, a Doctorate in Educational Leadership all from VCU. She has worked at VCU for over 15 years managing many of the University’s annual traditions, as well as, overseeing student-centered diversity & inclusion programs. In 2019, she accepted the role of Program

Director for the Minority Education Center housed within the VCU School of Education. Dr. Wilkerson also serves as an Adjunct Professor at The University of Richmond and sits on the Board of Directors for Theatre Lab and the VCU Alumni Association. She somehow does all of this while constantly working on her passion, UnlockingRVA - an event planning and promotions company!