Roots: Puerto Rico
Job Title: Assistant Professor at North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University
Community Leadership: NBCC Minority Fellowship Program for Minority Mental Health Counselor (Doctoral) - Former. Urban School Counseling Assocation - UNC Charlotte, National Board for Certified Counselors, Southerner Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
Assistant Professor at North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University
Dr. Maylee Vazquez, a Latina Bilingual Counselor, is an Assistant Professor in the School Counseling program in the Department of Counseling at North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University. She received her Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dr. Vazquez is a Licensed Professional School Counselor (k-12), a National Certified Counselor in the state of North Carolina and certified in College and Student Affairs Counseling. Dr. Vazquez has experience working in integrated care services and facilitating counseling both in English and Spanish. A former NBCC Minority Fellow, her research interests include equity access in education for all students; Latine family functioning and community development, culturally responsive counseling, and intersectionality in cross-cultural counseling. Recently, she became a part of the 2023 LatinxED Fellowship cohort.