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Divine Nine Alliance: Past Events

National Harbor Residency 2019

DNA hosted a DC National Ovarian Cancer Coalition information session at the April National Harbor Residency - Gaylord Resort. In attendance, Guest speaker, Ilana Feuchter, DNA’s President Shagranda Traveler, Vice President, Lucretia Starnes, Ambassador, Dr. Lamonte Tyler, Walden students, DNA members, faculty, staff, and alumni.  

Walden students, DNA members, faculty, and staff also attended a special social change reception hosted by Walden University at the National Harbor Residency. During the event, the group made a difference by creating comfort kits for local charity Clean the World Organization.


Atlanta Residency 2019

DNA hosted an impactful Information Session with the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance at the February Atlanta Residency. Guest speaker, Doug Barron, Walden students, DNA members, faculty, staff, and alumni were in attendance.

Meet & Greet Atlanta Residency 2018


Meet & Greet Atlanta Residency 2017



National Harbor Residency 2017
















Service Day Projects



November 2018 DNA President Shagranda Traveler arranged an opportunity for her team to participate in a volunteer event at the San Antonio Food Bank. Together, they sorted 25,920 pounds of food which will serve 20,736 meals to senior veterans. 







American Education Week (2018) DNA's Ambassador, Dr. Lamonte Tyler volunteered 15 minutes of his day to read to Matthew Henson Elementary School children. 


November 2018 Former DNA Faculty Advisor, Dr. Maranda Griffin, had the pleasure of being the guest speaker for the Kappa Chi chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated – New Members Luncheon on November 11. The luncheon was hosted by Dr. Griffin’s former graduate chapter, Mu Sigma Omega. Sixty-nine new members were welcomed on the campus of Auburn University where Dr. Griffin received her doctoral degree. In her message she charged the new members to reflect, respect and represent the brand.




March 2019 In honor of International Women’s Day, DNA President Shagranda Traveler, served as guest lecturer to Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business MBA students at her alma mater, University of Dallas, in Irving, Texas.

Pictured: Shagranda Traveler and Dr. Jude Olson, Affiliate Assistant Professor, Management