Keyana Marshall was born and raised on the southside of Chicago. After attending Governors State University, she received a B.A. in Communication, specializing in PR and Advertising.
Keyana is one of the founders of Et Cetera Social, LLC, a millennial social club and event space. Keyana is also a freelance photographer and event planner who is currently pursuing her M.A. in Media Studies. She has organized events such as the first South Chicagoland Hair Expo “THE MANE EVENT”, featuring many well-known Chicago Hair Vloggers and Entrepreneurs. Her professional sales, marketing, and development experience includes working for organizations and companies such as Empower PR, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Goodman Theatre, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, United Center, Lollapalooza, and Comic Con, just to name a few.
Keyana’s ultimate goal is to bring together the young professional leaders of the city in order to change Chicago for the better.
Keyana serves as Staff Liaison for Urban Gateways’ Associate Board. Interested in joining our Associate Board? Email Keyana!