Shelina Warren is an Arkansas native, army veteran, and a national board social studies teacher/coach at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C., with 20 years in education. Shelina is also the director of the Eleanor Holmes Norton Law and Public Policy Academy, whose mission is to nurture students to use their civic voice to affect change. She is currently a Johns Hopkins University doctoral candidate focusing on student civic empowerment and a state and national award-winning teacher.