Marsheda Patrice, Esq.
Marsheda Patrice-Olubunmi Ewulomi, Esq. is a licensed attorney and businesswoman who marries her love of teaching, storytelling, and strategy to build people power. A Lansing, Michigan native, Marsheda Patrice graduated with Distinction from the University of Michigan in 2012 with a BA in English and African and African American Studies. She received her JD Cum Laude from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. While in law school, Marsheda Patrice became a trained restorative justice practitioner and focused her studies on civil rights advancement, negotiation, and advocacy.
As an attorney, Marsheda Patrice has successfully worked alongside community organizers, and various system stakeholders to enact change through policies and issue campaigns related to police accountability, higher education in prison, reentry, and public housing. Prior to law school, Marsheda Patrice taught secondary English in Washington, D.C., as a Teach for America Corps member and later worked as an Academic and Behavioral Interventionist at Mid-Michigan Leadership Academy in Lansing, Michigan (the middle school she once attended and graduated from).
As the daughter of immigrants, and great-great-granddaughter of sharecroppers, Marsheda Patrice moves with a sense of purpose to ensure that the perspectives she represents and those with the least access to power inform her work.
About Ewulomi Works
We aspire to cultivate a world of disruptive organizations and people who not only dismantle the status quo but transform it for the better.
We provide strategic support and education to values-driven organizations and business leaders to aid them in identifying their goals and aligning their intentions with their impact.
We believe sustainable change happens at the intersection of creativity, policy, and strategy. Our values embody these principles:
We are change agents. Intentional interruption ofexisting legal, social, political, and economic structue to create radical positive change
Process matters. We curate space that permits every story to matter while acknowledging power dynamics that may be silencing. Our wins also feel like wins.
Strategic outcomes must support individuals and communities in feeling seen, heard, and empowered.
History and convention are important, however, they must be tools that drive artistic and innovative solution generation not hinder it.
We train leaders in the science of disruption to expand our influence, support sustainable transformation, and, ultimately, work ourselves out of a job.
Our power to cultivate and manifest the world we seek lies in setting and effectuating the correct intentions supported by strategy.
People come first, and they deserve processes and outcomes that are specific and efficient.