Shanique Liz Yates

Shanique Liz Yates is a millennial with a passion for using her voice to connect with and inspire others. She received her Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications, focusing on Broadcast Journalism from Virginia Commonwealth University and has since then worked in production at a local NBC affiliated news station. Shanique currently resides in Richmond, VA where she works for Bon Secours Health Systems and has aspirations of becoming a sports reporter for the NFL and the host of her very own “sports talk” television show. When she isn’t writing, she’s using God-given talents through public speaking to reach and uplift others along with perfecting her Diddy-bop and keeping her friends updated on all of the latest pop culture tea. She lives by the quote, “You’ve got to follow your passion. You’ve got to figure out what it is you love-who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams –Oprah Winfrey.”