Nancy Adossi

Position: Entrepreneurship Fellow, Houston, TX


Nancy is a Black undocumented immigrant from Togo. She moved to the United States as an unofficial refugee in 1998 with her family. It was unofficial because they were denied asylum many times. Nancy has been undocumented since then and is currently a DACA recipient. During this time, she has gained her bachelor’s degree in political science, a master’s in public administration, and a doctorate in education. Nancy became a professor at 26, teaching political science at the University of Houston. In 2017, she currently consults at the firm she founded, Adossi Consulting, LLC (