Clarence Anthony Jr. is serving as the inaugural Workforce Development Program Manager for the Partnership for Inclusive Innovation. His goal is to develop initiatives that engage current and emerging talent, and the underserved/unserved in capitalizing on their strengths and developing new skills to build a strong workforce within the state of Georgia.
Clarence has 12 years of experience in higher education, working in career services and student affairs. Prior to joining the partnership, he served as the Assistant Director of Graduate Career Development at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he led the strategy and execution of career services for masters and PhD students at Tech, and he also managed the graduate internship program–the largest co-op/internship program at the graduate level in the nation. Prior to working at Tech, Clarence worked at the University of Michigan (U-M) where he served as a Career Coach working with student-athletes, racial minorities, and graduate students. He later served as the Coordinator of Graduate Student Advancement for U-M and is responsible for brainstorming and execution career service offerings that serve graduate students.
Clarence has an entrepreneurial mindset that motivates him to remain curious, continuously improve, and to devise solutions to address pain points. Further, Clarence is a strong proponent of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Clarence holds a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the University of Florida, a Master of Arts in psychological counseling from Columbia University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in counseling and counselor education from the University of Florida. Currently, Clarence is enrolled in the Master of Business Administration program at the Georgia Institute of Technology. In his free time, Clarence enjoys the artistic events that take place around metro-Atlanta, sports (baseball, football, hockey, basketball, and formula 1), and spending time with friends and family.
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