Kesiena Wanogho

Research Assistant 

Kesiena joined the Weikart Center team in October of 2017.

Kesiena attended Wayne State University where she obtained a BA in Sociology. She has held various positions over the past few years centered around education and community development.  This includes being a City Year corps member where she learned to collect and analyze data to better serve the students she worked with. Following the completion of her term, she took an opportunity to expand professionally at Detroit Central City where she worked alongside the receptionist in the clinic’s healthcare center to ensure proper front desk coverage and organizing highly confidential patient information. In her position as a student assistant at Wayne State University, she used her technological skills to assist the Controller, Accounting Directors, and Senior Accounting Assistant with various administrative duties.

Her administrative, technological and interpersonal skills are coupled with her passion for research and desire to impact the daily lives of young people, people of color, LGBTQ and low-income groups among others.