Vanessa is a Nigerian-American Counseling Psychology student born and raised in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. She earned her BA in Psychology from Columbia University and spent two years working as a Clinical Research Coordinator at the University of Pennsylvania before coming to the University of Minnesota. She is broadly interested in Black mental health with a focus on Black women and other Black people with intersecting marginalized identities.

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Educational Background

  • B.A.: Psychology, Columbia University, New York City, 2017 -