Aisha Adams is a social media influencer with a heart for community economic development. Through her personal platform Nappy Thoughts (www.nappythoughts.com), Aisha has been a resource to individuals and families healing themselves from mental, emotional, and physical trauma. Her written work has appeared in publications like The Asheville Citizen-Times, The Asheville Grit, and The Final Call. Aisha has a BA in English with a concentration in creative writing. She has a Masters in Post-Secondary and Adult Education. Aisha is also the founder of Aisha Adams Media Group (AishaAdamsMedia.com), a firm that specializes in assisting small businesses with remaining relevant within their communities as they increase their revenue through marketing. Currently, Aisha is working on Equity Over Everything a project to advance equity by closing the gaps in homeownership and business in under resources communities.