I am a digital storyteller, multimedia producer, filmmaker, the Associate Director and Associate Professor of Digital Storytelling in the School of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
I received my BFA in Photography at Washington University in St. Louis, a Master’s degree in African Studies and Research with a concentration in Women's Studies from Howard University and my doctorate in Mass Communications and Media Studies at Howard.
My areas of expertise are the intersection of women/girls, technology and health/conflict/agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa and diversity in Hollywood, specifically the representation of Black women in television. I am a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, DAWN (Diaspora African Women's Network) and a 2013 New Media Fellow with the International Reporting Project.
I am also a regular contributor for media outlets including BBC, Al Jazeera, CGTN America and CTN Canada as a media expert on a variety of issues, specifically, pop culture, politics, US race relations and representations of minorities in the media.
I am an avid traveler and spends my time collecting passport stamps with my 6 year old son, Isaiah.