Born and raised in Washington, DC, Mia is a graduate of Howard University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in communications. Prior to joining Playtime staff, Mia worked for the First Baptist Church of Glenarden, the largest church in the state of Maryland, as a communications and marketing specialist. In this role, Mia was responsible for developing and executing communications plans, managing the organization’s website and social media accounts, building relationships with local and national media, and providing general communications support. Prior to that, Mia has also held communications roles at other DC area non profit organizations in addition to serving as a production assistant for WJLA/ABC 7. Mia is currently completing her master’s degree in strategic communications from Syracuse University. Outside of work, Mia enjoys traveling, volunteering, cooking, reading, collecting vinyl records, and spending time with family and friends.