Wensess Raphael hit the ground running in her first year as a Steps to Success Elementary/Middle School Advisor. A Boston native, Wensess attended Northeastern University Major where she earned a degree in Human Services. After graduating, Wensess served the Boston community as a City Year Corp Member, where she worked for a nonprofit organization called Boston Scholar Athletes. Wensess is passionate about helping people reach their potential in an academic setting because she strongly believes that applied knowledge is power. Her vision is to connect more families to resources and opportunities that can help their children be successful.