A proud native of Detroit, Tora Burns is a proponent of education being a major facet of American society. Her experiences growing up in Detroit equipped her with the ability to be a change agent for her community. After completing a five-year dual program in which she received a Bachelor’s degree in Afro-American Studies and a Master’s in Elementary Education, Tora began her professional career teaching Kindergarten in both public charter and D.C. Public Schools. After eight months traveling across Europe, Tora has dedicated her expertise to further impact youth outside the traditional classroom setting with the very thing she loved the most as a child: playtime. Tora has a vibrant personality and loves books, her family and friends, and music.