Born in Oklahoma and raised in Bronx, New York, Briana Martin is the first in her family to go to college. She earned a Bachelors degree in Social Work and English at the University of Vermont & a Masters in Student Affairs Administration with a Certification in Postsecondary Teaching and Learning at Michigan State University.
As a Higher Education and Student Affairs Professional, Briana is passionate about mentoring students, and providing personal and professional support. She currently works at The University of Vermont and the Community College of Vermont where she advises and teaches undergraduate students.
Briana is also a Writer/Poet and has self-published two books. She often explores creative energy, manifesting creative projects including: @Nefertees -a t-shirt business geared towards empowering womxn and Black To Our Roots, a podcast centered on wellness, sisterhood and creative expression.
Through her own personal journey to wellness, Briana has become a certified Yoga Teacher and a Reiki and Energy Medicine Practitioner. She hosts workshops where she creates space where others can cultivate healing and self-love. She is also apart of the Rebel Womxn Collective.
Briana can be reached at Neferbribri@gmail.com & IG @Neferbribri