Eugene Adams is the Director of Collaborative Education Programs at Bronx Community College. Mr. Adams specializes in developing and strengthening local and global educational partnerships with schools, community partners, and industry. He considers himself a ‘Possibility Broker’ who brings diverse perspectives, needs, and resources together in the development of sustainable educational partnerships. Prior to getting involved in education Mr. Adams worked as a Manhattan commercial photographer. Mr. Adams’ photographic works have been featured in numerous publications and is part of the permanent collections of The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Gene’s most recent projects includes the BCC Urban Drone Pilot Academy, The Code Makers youth computer coding program, and the acclaimed Kid’s Comic Con comic book art and literacy initiative. Globally Gene has over 20 years of involvement in operational and leadership development with schools and universities in Senegal, West Africa and South Africa.