Dr. Charles S. Corprew, III is the Principal at WYRevolution and is a transformational consultant, speaker, and leader. He dares to ask individuals and organizations, â€œWhatâ€™s Your Revolution?â€ With his engaging speech and dynamic method of building relationships with stakeholders coupled with experiences as a scholar/activist, Charles has become sought after for his ability to provide innovative solutions that aid individuals and organizations to reform the world. Since the mid-1990â€™s, Dr. Corprew has used his skills to foster individual and organizational revolutions. He was the mastermind around the rejuvenation of the James Madison University African American Male Achievement Academy, a three-week summer intensive program geared toward promoting matriculation and fostering positive social and academic success for adolescent African American males.
He was instrumental in constructing the mentoring component of New Orleansâ€™s Mayor Mitch Landrieuâ€™s NOLA for Life program. He also researched and evaluated the effectiveness of one of New Orleansâ€™ most prolific mentoring organizations, the Silverback Society, offering important information that was a critical piece in helping the organization secure a $175,000 dollar grant from New Orleansâ€™s Institute of Mental Hygiene. Charles was also successful in leading PlaceMatters NOLA as their interim executive director, providing an unwavering bridge between the outgoing and incoming directors.
Dr. Corprew received his doctoral degree in Psychological Science from Tulane University in 2011. Prior to starting his consultancy, Dr. Corprew was a fervent educator, spending 18 years teaching at the secondary and post-secondary levels. As an assistant professor of psychological science at Loyola University New Orleans, he devoted his time to teaching and researching the development of adolescents and emerging adults in diverse contexts. His publications can be found in Urban Education, The Journal of College Student Development, and The Journal of Menâ€™s Studies to name a few.