Butterfly is a serious food enthusiast. Her career in the hospitality and food industry spans more than 3 decades. She was the CTE Department Chair and sole Culinary Arts Instructor at Tempe High School in Tempe, AZ where she was instrumental in the refinement of the program while also launching opportunities for students to showcase their skills while competitively working with each other. As the Black Student Union Sponsor she raised cultural and diversity awareness and served as a catalyst for creating educational opportunities related to multi-cultural issues.
She is currently developing programs to inspire the next generation of Black LGBTQIA+ Leaders to follow their dreams of entrepreneurship, continuing their education, and overcoming challenges in order to create and life their hearts desires. She has received various accolades throughout the years for her contributions to education.
Butterfly’s professional background includes Career Services Advisor and Alumni Relations Coordinator at Collins College where she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Graphic Design. Following her BA she continued her education at the University of Phoenix where she earned her Masters of Business Administration.
Butterfly has two beautiful daughters and is the Nyanya (Swahili for grandmother) of seven amazingly wonderful grandchildren. She enjoys all things nature, meditating at the beach, rainy days, beautiful sunsets, star gazing, reading, listening to music, dancing, fun art projects, cooking fabulous meals, and hosting dinner parties.
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Life Transformation Expert, Personal Development Trainer and Coach