Mauranda Owens is a graduating senior at Lawrence University. She is from the South Suburbs of Chicago where she graduated from Southland College Preparatory Charter High-school. During her time at Lawrence University, she has become an active student leader, helping with groups such as W.O.R.T.H and becoming President of All Is One: Empowering Young Women of Color. After graduation she plans to pursue a career in the publishing field upon completion of a masters or PHD program.
Presented Senior Experience at the 2018 Harrison Symposium held at Lawrence University. The presentation was about the creative depiction of the Black creative and the conversation it creates about the myth of a 'post - racial' America.