STEM Manager, Black College Success
Roc’kale Bowman is the STEM Manager for Black College Success. She supports the Black Student STEM Success (BS^3) program.
Prior to LAPF, Bowman served as a peer mentor for the National College Resources Foundation, a college advisor with the USC College Advising Corps, and a high school admissions counselor for the University of California, Riverside.
She received her B.A. from California State University, Long Beach in Human Development with a minor in Human Resources Management. She then went on to receive her M.S. from the University of Southern California in Social Entrepreneurship. As a CSULB undergrad, Bowman created, coordinated, and facilitated a teen conference for young girls ages 11-18 in the Los Angeles and Long Beach Unified School Districts. The conference was titled “You’re Worth It,” with the goal of empowering young ladies to live up to their fullest potential.
She also served as the college persistence coach for the Summer Math and Science Honors (SMASH) program.
Some of Bowman’s favorite books are Atomic Habits by James Clear, Moth to a Flame by Ashley Antoinette, and The Coldest Winter Ever by Sister Soulja.