The First-Gen Lounge
Spring 2018: Session 10 (Get On the Pedestal with Tekita Bankhead)
Mar 29, 2018 · 31 min
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Moments of enlightenment about being Black, womanhood, and life from the Creator and Editor-In-Chief of The Pedestal Project, Tekita Bankhead! Creator/Editor-In-Chief of The Pedestal Project, an online space dedicated to uplifting Black Women through restoration, validation, and affirmation, Tekita hails from the “Friendly City” of Columbus, MS. She is first-generation college graduate, registered nurse, Student Affairs professional, and currently serves as an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Specialist in Education in Illinois. Further, Tekita is a noted speaker, instructor, and consultant who delivers innovative and interactive educational workshops designed to tackle complex issues of Blackness, wellness, and identity. Connect with Tekita- Connect with Dr. Eve-

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