Kimyetta Hayden (MA, Marist College) is an experienced educator and communication professional. She graduated from Grambling State University with a B.A. in Mass Communication and an M.A. from Marist College. She has worked with companies, such as Fox 5 News, BET, the New York Daily News, and Jazz at Lincoln Center. She has won several awards such as the Operation Push Oratorical Award, Atlanta Mayor’s Writing Award, and the GA Nonprofit Fellowship Award. She is a Women’s Life Group Teacher. She has self-published two books entitled Mission Me and The Battle Book. Her passion for students drives her to create innovative ways to help them become better communicators.