Dr. Da Verne Bell & Ms. Leilani Nalua'I Russell

Da Verne Bell       
Da Verne Bell       
Leilani Nalua'I Russell
    Leilani Nalua'I Russell     
  • Advocacy
  • Achievement gap
  • Biracial, multiracial identity
  • Boundary invasion
  • Bullying
  • Civil rights/human rights
  • Cultural competence
  • Disability rights
  • ELLs; linguistic minorities
  • Ethnic groups (various)
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender
  • Gender Equity
  • Healing from oppression
  • Internalized oppression
  • Media, film, and video
  • Multicultural education
  • Multiple intelligences
  • Peace
  • Racism
  • Racial identity development
  • Safe schools
  • Social justice
  • Stereotyping
  • Unconscious bias/unintended racism
  • Youth/student activism
  • White privilege
  • Women and Feminism

    "IT" is a continual circle of self-reflection, learning, growing, mentoring, cultivating successors, and giving back.

          Dr. Da Verne Bell and Ms. Leilani Nalua'I Russell are co-directors of Pathways To Excellence. As consultants, trainers and coaches in organizational leadership and management, and intercultural mediation, they are passionate in their work for social change and social justice. They have extensive expertise in Equity/Multicultural/Diversity/Inclusion issues, empowerment of youth, addressing the achievement gap, anti-harassment training, gender equity, motivation, self esteem, children and women's issues. Dr. Bell has a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership. Ms. Russell has a Master's in Education and is a certified trainer with Peace Jam International.
          Da Verne and Leilani are currently organizing the newest NAME chapter in southwest Washington. Please contact them if you are interested.

  • Da Verne's resume

    Email: DaVernespeaks@comcast.net
    Tel: 360.910.6339
             Email: LeilaniRussell@comcast.net
    Tel: 360.910.4878