Mylene Culbreath
Curriculum Chair, NLC Twin Cities

Mylene Culbreath, PhD is a thought leader in the study of educational equity, access and career adaptability. Specifically, her research seeks to understand workplace satisfaction at the intersection of identity and organizational climate. 

Currently, Dr. Culbreath is a Diversity and Inclusion Consultant at the University of Minnesota. In that role, she partners with academic leaders and staff to identify inclusive strategies to increase the retention of Indigenous and people of color in graduate education. She leads the Graduate School's Diversity Consultation Team and is a trainer for the Office for Equity and Diversity's Certificate Program.  

Extending beyond the academy, Mylene prides herself on more than a decade of work with the American Cancer Society’s Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) program. As a LGFB facilitator, she assists women in adjusting to the aesthetic and emotional effects of cancer treatment through a cathartic and community building experience. Dr. Culbreath also serves on the board of the Maya Project, a non-profit organization designed to increase exposure and mastery of STEM subject areas for the advancement of educational and economic enhancement. Lastly, Mylene continues to celebrate her lifetime commitment to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.