Shayla Hunter is new to the Denver area as she relocated from Brooklyn, NY last year. She is the creator of The 100 Black Females Project and is a strategist at Egg Strategy in Boulder. She earned a graduate degree from the Masters in Branding Program at The School of Visual Arts in New York City. Prior to that she studied visual arts and photography during her undergrad at University of Maryland Baltimore County. Some of her favorite things include photography, taking dance classes, traveling, and cooking at home. Her side project, The 100 Black Females Project began during her graduate studies with an initial goal of featuring 100 Black women and girls. Today, the project features over 180 voices (and counting) of Black women and girls across the country and some internationally. She conducts each interview and draws all of the illustrations. The project can be followed on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/100blackfemalesproject/ and viewed at https://www.100blackfemales.com .