Keisha is the first African-American to graduate with an MA in Comparative Education from Beijing Normal University and she is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Hong Kong, specializing in early childhood literacy and parent education.
Drawing from her extensive background in education she founded Stories of Us, a Hong Kong based social enterprise promoting enjoyable parent-child early literacy activities. Stories of Us received the 2017 HKU Dreamcatcher Award for Entrepreneurship. Globally minded and service oriented, Keisha has extensive experience in student agency and leadership having set on numerous boards and executive committees.
She believes strongly in servant leadership and applies that model to her current position as Chair of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Graduate Student Council.