Girls Write Now Staff
Ayana Danae Perkins, a versatile creative, originates from the South Bronx, NY, where she spent 23 years before settling in Jersey City in 2021. In February of 2020, she earned her A.A. Degree in English from Bronx Community College and proudly joined the Phi Theta Kappa International College Honor Society the prior year. Her journey as an employee at Bronx Community College spanned nearly five years, beginning as a dedicated peer mentor and progressing to achieve a Level 3 CRLA International Peer Educator Training Program Certification. Ayana's role evolved into a College Assistant where she supervised a student organization, managed program social media, and designed compelling marketing materials. Her versatility shines through, bringing a distinctive vision to digital content, marketing, event planning and beyond. Alongside her professional experience, she has a keen interest in interior design and visual art mediums. Thrilled to be at Girls Write Now, Ayana anticipates fusing her creative passions with her extensive experience in community building and engagement.