Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Kanisha is currently living in France working as an English Teaching Assistant for high school students. She recently graduated from the University of Alabama where she studied Political Science, Global Studies, and French.
As an undergraduate, she was involved with international labor solidarity work, advocating for fair wages and better working conditions for workers worldwide, especially women. She also dedicated her time to working with the Serbia Fellowship Experience, a student-led cultural exchange program.
Kanisha plans to pursue a career in international law, focusing on European and U.S. relations. She is excited to join the Women in Foreign Policy team and encourage women from underrepresented backgrounds to get involved in foreign policy.