Luticha Andre Doucette

Picture of a honey skinned person sitting in a hot pink and black wheelchair with their hair braided into a swoop across their forehead. They are wearing a black and white houndstooth long sleeve shirt with fire hot pink pants, large clear glasses, Aqua colored earrings that look like rock candy, and a silver multistrand necklace.

Luticha Andre Doucette

Owner, Catalyst Consulting

“Mentoring for me means ensuring that the work can still continue and one day finish. I can’t be in all spaces and places but through mentorship it’s about building a net that works which is what the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond would say. “

We are proud to induct Luticha Andre Doucette into the Susan Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame.

Luticha Andre Doucette graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in Bioinformatics where she developed protein surface prediction algorithms. After graduating, she was a Fellow at the University of Rochester where she worked in a genomics lab that focused on analyzing the venom of parasitoid wasps to develop new drug therapies for various diseases. In 2017 she authored a report on wage disparities across race, gender, and disability in Rochester and Monroe County in conjunction with the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative and in 2018 authored a follow-up report on employment barriers for disabled people in Rochester and Monroe County. She is a graduate of the Leadership and Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Fellowship program and an AUCD Emerging Leader. She is the owner of Catalyst Consulting, which helps organizations , leaders, and advocates examine equity across race, gender identity, and disability in policies, practices, procedures, and relationships.