Dr. V is the founder and creator of "The Planet Venus Institute". As a university professor, she writes and teaches in the areas of culture, Black feminist thought, critical race theory, educational policy, and qualitative inquiry. With years of experience as a psychotherapist (View my profile on Psychology Today!) and a certified clinical trauma professional, Dr. Evans-Winters embraces resilience-building practices throughout her work. Learn more about Dr. V and her publications at https://www.venusevanswinters.com/.
Meet Our 2020-2021 Black Girls' Mental Wealth Academy
Peer Educator & Coach:
Ms. Raven Preston
Raven Preston is the coach and facilitator for the 2020-2021 cohort of the "Black Girls' Mental Wealth Academy".
Raven Preston is a co-host of the Planet Venus Podcast and works closely with Dr. V on other projects for Planet Venus Institute. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in "Rhetoric & Composition and Technical Communication". Her research examines how Black and Indigenous woman who lead community organizations communicate risk during the pandemic and how institutions should value those spaces as legitimate sites of community-based risk communication. On top of being a student, she is a college level composition instructor who teaches from a Black Feminist perspective.