Aerial Alston serves as New Futures’ Recruitment Manager. She has over five years of professional experience in K-12 education, college admissions, and recruitment. Aerial is passionate about diminishing the barriers that underrepresented students face when accessing higher education. She believes that the best way to support students in education is to prioritize equity and connect students with nourishing communities that not only value them but also meet their unique needs.
Before joining New Futures, Aerial earned her B.A. in Sociology from North Carolina State University. She then went on to earn her M.Ed. in School Counseling from The University of Maryland, College Park, where she focused on implementing an equity-driven school counseling program. Outside of work, Aerial enjoys film photography, live music, and trips to the beach.
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