Shonda Barnett is a nonprofit professional who has dedicated her time and talents to helping those most in need in her community. As a life-long learner and recent college graduate at the young age of 45, her diverse educational background, has given her a broad knowledge base and unique perspective on various topics. Shonda’s personal mission is to move individuals to take action to improve their own communities. She believes we all have something positive to contribute and should seek to do so. Poetry is her chosen outlet of self-expression and reflection.