Ebony Jeffries, Senior Project Management Specialist in the Success Center, provides project management, research, and policy analysis to the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. Prior to joining the Success Center Team, Ebony worked as the Executive Assistant and Lead Analyst to the California Community Colleges Chancellor and Deputy Chancellor. As a first-generation college student and former community college student, diversifying the California Community Colleges and elevating the student experience to help students reach their educational goals has been Ebony’s commitment to higher education. Prior to beginning a career in higher education, Ebony worked in the financial industry for 11 years where she helped to educate clients on understanding financial products and improving their financial well-being. Ebony earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism/Communications from CSU Sacramento and her master’s degree in public administration from the University of Southern California.