Collette is a media-maker and free Black woman raised in South Carolina, now residing in Arizona. She earned her B.A. in radio/TV/film production at Howard University and has over 10 years of experience in advertising and marketing, including as a copywriter and creative lead in the New York office of J. Walter Thompson, where she earned the American Advertising Federation MOSAIC Awards 2013 Grand Prize for Workforce Diversity Communications. Collette is a creative specialist for Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) and a longtime volunteer with the NAACP and the National Urban League Young Professionals. Outside of work she moonlights as an indie singer-songwriter.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2017