Ayanna M. Cole is committed to helping youth impacted by social inequity. With a commitment to social justice, Ayanna has co-produced an Emmy Award winning special for high school students on addiction and recovery. She founded Life Light Street Productions, an organization that provides youth in underserved communities film production training. Ayanna leads a NYC initiative providing creative arts for youth impacted by the criminal justice system. Ayanna holds a BA from Morgan State University, an MBA from Fordham University and a Master of Social Work from Columbia University.