Detroit, Michigan has a rich history and culture, known for its automotive industry, music, and sports. However, in recent years, the city has faced economic struggles and challenges, particularly when it comes to education. For many young people in Detroit, accessing higher education is a significant barrier. Fortunately, Cyekeia Lee, the executive director at Detroit College Access Network (DCAN), is working tirelessly to change that.
Cyekeia Lee is an accomplished leader in the education field, with over 15 years of experience working in education policy, college access, and community engagement. She has a Master of Arts degree in Education and Policy from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Spelman College.