Since a youth growing up in Cleveland Ohio, Xzondra H. Bergman has had a passion for youth advocacy, and service learning. With 15 plus years in civic engagement she has served as fundraising coordinator, program developer, educator and curriculum developer, training and development manager, women’s ministry leadership, creator of at-risk mitigation initiatives for youth, national mentor for at-risk teens, human and sex trafficking task force educator, entrepreneur, and social science researcher. Xzondra received her Associate of Arts Degree from Eastern Florida State College, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Communication from the University of Central Florida, Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida and at the close of 2022, she will receive her Ph.D. as Doctor of Philosophy in Criminal Justice from Liberty University. Her unwavering fortitude in the cultivation of diversity, inclusion, and justice, has awarded her forerunner of advanced and thriving teams throughout her professional and academic career. During her many years in serving the nonprofit, faith-based and business sectors, she has been steadfast in her commitment to quality program initiatives, data-driven program evaluation, and serving the underserved, as it is what fuels her passion, to serve others.