About Dr. Allana Da Graca

Dr. Allana Da Graca is an educator and artist who loves to inspire individuals to become the very best they can be. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts.  Dr. Da Graca has recently returned to Boston to share her vision of helping individuals reach personal and professional goals. As an educator Dr. Da Graca works with Bentley University,  Northeastern University and Walden University. When she is not in the classroom, she continues to write and produce indie books, academic publications, and digital courses as a way to extend the belief that anyone can persist towards reaching new personal heights. She has led lectures, webinars, panels, workshops, presentations, collaborations and more. Dr. Da Graca is the recipient of the Robert C. Ford fellowship and contributing author of the first Encyclopedia of Online Learning.  Dr. Da Graca will be conducting local readings of her latest books, Chronicles of A Poet and Tomorrow Can't Wait. Her themes for 2017 are the following:

1. Women Build Confidence

2. Personal and Professional Coaching

3. Digital Training

Please contact us if you would like to collaborate around any one of these themes.  Thanks for stopping by!

Dr. Da Graca is the founder of Turning On the Lights Global Institute.

Institutions Served

Boston City Lights Performing Arts Company (Paris/London Exchange Program)
Boston Youth Clean up Core
Bunker Hill Community College
Duke Ellington School for the Arts
Gallaudet University
Harvard University
Generations Incorporated
Outward Bound
Project Think Different
The Public Welfare Foundation
Citistates Round Table Discussion
City Schools
Community Change
Fessenden Schools
Freedom Hounse Project
Irish Immigration Center Women of the Rainbow Project
Lynn English High
Massachusetts Student Government Alliance
Museum of African American History
Sharon High School
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Wellesley College
Boston University
Simmons College
Urban League
Project Think Different
United Way Community Strategic Plan
Maude P. Ragsdale Library (Women Self Confidence Series/Teen Girls)
Westwood College
Bauder College
Paulding County/ Taylor Farms Park
Habitat for Humanity
United Way
Girl Scouts of America