Neiasha Russell’s Bio
Neiasha is a former school counselor with 15+ years experience in elementary, middle and high school counseling, coordinating programs, liaising with community services, and disseminating information. She’s an experienced relationship manager, highly skilled in collaborating with universities, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and corporations. She’s also worked as a teen program facilitator, a workshop instructor, a program director, and a community development coordinator.
She has a Masters of Education (M.A.Ed.) in School Counseling from Grand Valley State University, a B.A. in Psychology with an emphasis in Learning Behavior Disorders from Hampton University, and is a certified grief counselor. She is currently a mentor, and volunteers through the American Red Cross, Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT), and other community-based organizations.
She has been described as a “woman of integrity” who’s “committed to excellence,” and as someone who’s “focused,” and “resilient.” She likes to think that she’s fun to work with and she does well in positions where she can make a real and lasting difference in the lives of people around her.
She believes she's at the nexus of her profession and purpose, as the founder & CEO of Harriett’s Daughters.