Minty's List

Welcome to Minty’s List*, a curated directory of consultants and vendors of the global majority serving the education sector. Minty’s List seeks to:

  • Elevate voices closest to communities served by public education
  • Catalyze awareness of global majority entrepreneurs with expertise to drive needed solutions and transformation in the sector.

While the passage of Brown vs. Education in 1954 marked a turning point for race relations in the United States, it also signaled the systematic centering of whiteness as the norm, ideal, and north star in all aspects of public education. This has included the selection of consultants and vendors to support projects and initiatives in the education sector, despite the number of Black and brown students touched by their work. Not only has this centering of whiteness precluded Black and brown students and families from the inclination toward collaboration and community, creativity, divergent thinking and cultivated dual awareness borne of double consciousness inherent in people of the global majority, but it has also prohibited global majority-owned businesses from access to the wealth of business opportunities available in the education sector. 

Minty’s List seeks to provide an antidote to white dominant culture in the education sector by offering “something different”.

For tips on how to engage with consultants and vendors on this list visit this link.

Special thanks to Education Forward DC for their generous support in making this directory possible.

*This list is named to honor the continued pursuit of freedom from enslavement and oppression in the spirit of Harriet Tubman, born Araminta "Minty" Ross.

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Access Educational Advisors

Ayanna Taylor

Contact Info

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Owner Race/Ethnicity
  • Black or African American
Area(s) of Expertise
  • Organizational culture and leadership
  • Strategic planning and implementation
  • Teaching and learning
Organizational Culture and Leadership services
  • Board development and governance
  • Coaching
  • Leader assessment, development, and training
Strategic Planning and Implementation services
  • Organizational visioning, goal-setting, and objectives design
  • Project management for strategy implementation
Teaching and Learning services
  • Design and deliver educator professional development
  • Design and implement curriculum and assessments
  • Teacher/leader instructional coaching
Regional expertise can be relevant to some projects. Can you please list the cities in which you have worked?

Newark, NJ
Milwaukee, WI
New York City
East Orange, NJ
Paterson, NJ