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A Chapter is Launched: Miami-Broward

A Chapter is Launched: Miami-Broward

On February 2nd, 2022 at the first Chapter Meeting of the year, Dreema Stokes (President) and Dr. Whitney Watkins, Ed.D., were announced as the new chapter leaders for the Miami-Dade Chapter which in interim will also serve the Broward County region.

“I am incredibly honored to be a part of the launch of the Chapter. Our vision is to get more members connected and I look forward to contributing towards the amazing endeavors ahead because “together each achieves more!”

Dreema Stokes
(Left to Right: Dreema Stokes (President), Kenasha Paul (Founder and CEO), and Dr. Whitney Watkins, Ed.D (Vice President)

“I’m excited to be in leadership among a community of dynamic professionals. I believe this launch will be a springboard for amazing opportunities afforded to our members and the community. I’m ready to connect and cultivate!”

Dr. Whitney Watkins, Ed.D

Miami kicks off the new changes as the founding chapter, members are able to become more actively involved with the direction of the chapter. Providing deeper connections and an opportunity to serve and have the experience apart of their professional journey. View the chapter page and learn how you can get more involved.

Chapter Resources

About the New Leaders

Dreema Stokes has served within BPN for 2 years and is an experienced development & community engagement professional with more than 10+ years of experience working in the non-profit industry (nationally/locally). She has a BA in International Studies from Bethune-Cookman University and hails from Tacoma, Washington. 

Dr. Whitney Watkins, Ed.D., a longtime member and officer within BPN is originally from Miami, Florida. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida State University, her Master of Science in Education Administration from Indiana University, and her Doctoral Degree in Higher Education and Policy Studies from the University of Central Florida. She currently oversees the Dual Enrollment Program at Barry University and is the owner of Top Notch Editing Services.  


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