Nakia Douglas: Changing the Face of Success

Nakia Douglas serves as the Executive Director of the TRIO and Pre-Collegiate Programs at the University of North Texas at Dallas. The program encourages lower income and potential first-generation college students to complete secondary school, enroll in postsecondary education, and publicize the availability of—as well as facilitate the application for—student financial assistance for persons who seek to pursue postsecondary education or complete these programs. As a former participant of the Upward Bound Program, Nakia Douglas understands the importance of a quality education.