Academic Soul officially launched on Instagram (@AcademicSoul) where the founder, Melissa Abeyta began to document how she managed her life as a working mom and commuting doctoral student.
Academic Soul was a brand inspired by WOC in academia. The founder is committed to serving traditionally underrepresented students in higher education through research and policy. Her dissertation research is on 'Formerly Incarcerated Latino Males in Postsecondary Education. She views 'Academic Soul' as a creative outlet representative of her cultura.
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