Akyanna Smith

Akyanna is the Public Programs Manager for She+ Geeks Out. Coming from higher education, Akyanna has 6 years of event and program management experience with an emphasis on diversity, equity, and inclusion programming and curriculum development. Akyanna’s passion is creating experiences for folks to connect, learn, and grow alongside each other. She loves working with her team to expand offerings and try new things!
Akyanna received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology (Counseling and Health) from Emmanuel College in Boston, MA. She then received her Master in Education in Curriculum and Instruction (College Student Affairs) from the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. She is coming from extensive collegiate event management positions in Higher Education. When she’s not working, Akyanna enjoys baking, reading, hiking, and moving her body.

Akyanna's thoughts on diversity, equity, and inclusion at work