As a first-generation college graduate, Diavana Maraboli (She/Her) has persevered despite hardship. She presently works in the social services industry as a Mental Health Case Manager for the NYC Department of Homeless Services, offering assistance and direction to people who are homeless and struggling with mental health issues by developing sustainable, long-term client-centered goals. Diavana possesses a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and an Associate degree of Applied Sciences in Business Management and Marketing, and is working to complete her Master of Social Work degree from Southern University of New Orleans.