Ashaki Howard

I am currently a Senior at the University of Illinois at Chicago. I am a psychology major with the intent to receive my PHD in Clinical Psychology. I am currently employed through the YMCA as a Lead Youth Development Instructor. My duties consist of providing academic enrichment, homework help and fitness to my students daily. I am also involved heavily on my school's campus and am currently the founder and President of the Minority Association for Pre Med Students (M.A.P.S) on the UIC undergraduate campus. In my spare time I am a Spoken Word performer. I am a member of an all female performing arts groups called HigHerSelf. We are dedicated to mentoring young women all over the world through spoken word, song, plays, speeches and other forms of performing arts. Ultimately, motivating more young queens to pick up their crowns.