Founder & President of PurposefullyPretty Inc.
M.D. Candidate: Stonybrook University c/o 2021, Bachelor of Arts, Africana Studies. CUNY
York College c/o 2012
Honors, Awards & Recognitions: “From Online Journal to Successful Nonprofit” MadameNoire
(July 2017). Champion of Change: White House Initiative African American Lead Summit for
the Educational Advancement of Black Girls (December 2016). NY1 Queens Person of the Week
(September 2016). Borough President Melinda Katz Civic Youth and Leadership Award
(Febraury 2015). Citation and Recognition- Senator Leroy Comrie (February 2015).
Speaking Engagements and Presentations: #IAmPurposefullyPretty Workshop Series, Queens
Central Library, June 2018-July 2018, Jamaica, NY.
Curate Your Life Summit: ‘The Passion Portfolio’, March 2018, Newark, NJ.
#IAmPurposefullyPretty Workshop Series, October 2017, Brooklyn, NY.
Unhidden STEAM Conference, Brooklyn Borough Hall, January 2017, Brooklyn, NY.
YWCA Women’s Equality Day, July 2016, Brooklyn NY.
MHC Candidate: CUNY Queens College c/o 2020
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology. CUNY Hunter College c/o 2012
Certifications: Therapeutic Crisis Interventions in Schools
(TCIS), Life Space Crisis Interventions (LSCI), Restorative Circles
Tiyanna McFarlane, LMSW
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, MSW, c/o 2014
Publications: “Bullying and Children in the Child Welfare System” (2013) The National
Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections. nrcpfc.org
Speaking Engagements and Presentations: Society for Social Work Research: Bullying and
Suicide Attempt in LGBTQ NYC Public School Students- January 2016, Washington, DC.
Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Conference: Engaging Youth Impacted by Domestic Violence
in Clinical Group Work Using Youth Narrative, October 2015, New York, NY.
Social Media Manager, Ashley Stewart Inc.
Bachelor of Arts, Johnson C. Smith University, Communication Arts, c/o 2011
Black Girl Podcast Host
Emmis Communications, Social Media Manager
Krystal Miller, LMSW
Adelphi University, MSW c/o 2014
SAPIS/ Spark Counselor Department of Education
Ashley Hightower, MS
New York Institute of Technology, Master of Clinical Nutrition c/o 2017