ABOUT EDUCATION ADVANCEMENT CONSULTING LLC
Passion & Experience
EAC enhances an organization's ability to attract and retain the best and the brightest across diverse populations.
We provide workshops, group training, and tailored sessions to support your goals to build a more diverse pipeline to leadership through business education.
Our five-step proprietary method provides a tailored path to higher education, with proven results: we have a 98% success rate, saving time and money per candidate as we empower underrepresented minorities, women, and first-generation individuals pursuing business school.
We can help you expand your professional development offerings through programs that consistently deliver results, helping you enhance equity and belonging among your team members and future leaders.
ABOUT THE CEO
Meet Nicole Gwanzura, MBA
As an immigrant to the United States over 16 years ago, Nicole has had profound personal experiences that increase her impact in helping others navigate higher education and has become a champion for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Nicole received an MBA and BBA in Business Administration from Radford University. She worked closely with the Admissions Office as an Alumni Admissions Volunteer post-graduation and stands as an Alumni Association Board of Director. Nicole served as the Assistant Director of Masters Admissions at the Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business. She read and evaluated hundreds of applications and interviewed MBA candidates from a wide range of backgrounds across the globe. In her work, she was the lead advocate for underrepresented minority applicants.
While working at Forté for over four years, she managed over 700 MBA Launch Program participants, led them through 10 months of pre MBA preparation, and pitched diversity career preparation programming to empower undergraduate women.
Because of her deep knowledge of the MBA application process and collaborative working style, Nicole is well respected by industry colleagues. She has enjoyed working closely with clients to craft authentic, compelling strategies for their applications to tie their unique experiences. There is a deep-rooted belief and passion in helping every person who is applying to business school find their unique story to tell.
When she is not working, she is a wife and mother raising two of the following incredible change-makers of the world.
Meet The Team
Tia is the CEO & Founder of Hasil Consulting.
She has 15 years of experience in global human resources and operations, her experience spans the education, nonprofit, management consulting, technology, telecommunications, food and beverage, and healthcare industries.