• What We Do

    We work with organizations, companies, individuals, and partners to create curricula and programs that help people develop their passions and potential.

  • Our Mission

    Our mission is to help solve community-wide challenges by creating curricula and programs, incorporating human development.

  • Our Vision

    Humans living fully in their power to be and become.

We are a Human Development Company.

  • With over 20 years of experience developing community, higher education, and job training programs, MKEGRIND™ understands the dynamics of creating effective programming for diverse populations.

  • We have expertise in urban education, program planning and design, working with vulnerable populations, career development, and entrepreneurship.

  • The human growth and development of individuals is at the heart of all we do. We engage in continual research to ensure that the best, people-centered practices are being utilized in all of our work.

Why Human Development?

  • We integrate principles and concepts of cognitive, behavioral, and emotional growth in the design of our learning solutions. Combined with entrepreneurship skills, understanding one's development becomes a powerful tool for shifting perspectives, envisioning new possibilities, and invoking creativity. We believe in helping to develop individuals because when individuals change, communities begin to change.

Our People

Dr. Sylvia Wilson Co-founder & CEO

  • Specialties

    Program Design/Development, Urban Education, Human Development, Transformation, Systems Thinking, Facilitation, Community Building, Social Impact, Writing, Learning, Research, Critical Analysis, Long-windedness

  • Exploring

    Herbalism, Ethnic Seasonings, Psychotherapeutic Practices, Farming, Nature-Based Curriculum Development, Neurodiversities

  • Sylvia's Top 5 CliftonStrengthsFinder® results

    1. Connectedness 2. Strategic 3. Intellection 4. Learner 5. Relator

Thomas Wilson Co-founder & Creative Director

  • Specialties

    Visual Design, Brand Design, Creative Strategy, No-Code Design & Development, Innovation, Business Development, Tech Futurist, Project Management, Overthinking, Pattern Recognition, Humor

  • Exploring

    Quantum Computing, Machine Learning & AI, Culture, Future of Work, Cooking, Homeschooling, Afro Futurism, Organic Growing, Community Building, Blockchain, DAO, Web3, DeFi, Generative AI

  • Thomas's Top 5 CliftonStrengthsFinder® results

    1. Futuristic 2. Ideation 3. Intellection 4. Connectedness 5. Strategic