As an educator for over 16 years, Dr. Eggleton-McNeil’s research focuses on access for marginalized groups, the experiences of African American women, STEM Education and understanding the lived experience. Currently serving as a High School Improvement Grant Coach in Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools. The founder of Heart of the Matter 365, LLC, Dr. Eggleton-McNeil mentors, coaches, and empowers both adolescents and women. Dr. Eggleton-McNeil is currently an active member of Greensboro Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta. With a focus on the Ubuntu proverb “I am, because we are,” Dr. Eggleton-McNeil hopes to give voice to the lived experiences of those she encounters.