Dr. Shemariah J. Arki


Teaching + Research

Dr. Arki is an intersectional feminist scholar with expert knowledge and skills to develop,
implement, facilitate and evaluate curricula that promote institutional equity,
communication, and access for traditionally marginalized students and families.

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Ellipsis Institute 

By establishing intersectionality as a core feminist practice, the Ellipsis Institute for Women of Color in the Academy intentionally creates space for women of color students, staff and faculty, as we build relationships across
lines of difference in a unified pursuit of advocacy efforts for all women, in all roles. 

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Sankofa Circle


Sankofa is an ancient Ghanaian principle, which literally translates to “return and fetch it.” 

The Sankofa Circle is where we work to build capacity, sustainability, and growth for small businesses.


As educators, activist and organizers, our ultimate goal is to move businesses from efficient to excellent;

we lift as we climb. 

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