CHARLOTTESVILLE, May 23, 2019—Rose Minor, Special Assistant for Community Engagement and Director of LGBTQ Outreach in the Office of Governor Ralph S. Northam, will speak at tonight’s MACAA Project Discovery End of Year Banquet.
The End of Year Banquet will celebrate and recognize the 63 graduating seniors who participate in Project Discovery and will be held at the Wood Grill. Project Discovery provides support, guidance, skill workshops, coaching, and financial assistance to lower income and first-generation students with the goal of helping them successfully finish high school and enroll in college.
Rose Minor currently serves as Special Assistant for Community Engagement and Director of LGBTQ outreach in the Office of Governor Ralph S. Northam. Prior to her appointment, Rose served as Special Assistant to the Virginia Secretary of Education, Atif Qarni. Some of Rose’s previous work includes serving as a substitute teacher for Richmond Public Schools, an emergency humanitarian officer in Lesbos, Greece and a volunteer consultant to the USAID Farmer-to-Farmer program in Khatlon, Tajikistan. Rose earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia’s College of Arts and Sciences and her graduate degree from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.