Zena Mello, M.S. 2000

Lydia Donaldson Tutt-Jones Memorial Research Grant Recipient

Dr. Zena Mello presented the results of her research about high achieving adolescents at the AASF 2002 Success Summit on November 9, 2002. Click on our Success Summit Page for details. Dr. Mello is now a Postdoctoral Fellow in Cognition and Development at the University of California, Berkeley, and a study based upon her AASF supported research is published in the Journal of Black Psychology. This study is titled Gender Differences in African American Adolescents’ Personal, Educational, and Occupational Expectations and Perceptions of Neighborhood QualityThe Relationship Between Future Orientation and Academic Achievement Among African American Adolescents