About Us

Devean R. Owens (@itsjustdevean), Faith E. Miller (@Faithee_Faith) and Timka Lockheart (@misstimmie) are the primary contributors and brains behind Dear Sista Friend. However, they enlist the help of their own #sistafriends to write about their experiences, tips, and life lessons.

DSC_0641Devean is originally from Little Rock, AR and graduated from Southern Methodist University (SMU) with a bachelors degree in advertising and public relations & strategic communication as well as a Master of Education in Educational Leadership – Higher Education. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Diversity and Equity in Education with a minor in African American Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

 

faith for websiteFaith is originally from Houston, TX and received her bachelors degree in public relations & strategic communication and minor in history from SMU in May 2014. She is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs at The Ohio State University.

 

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Timka Lockheart is an ATLien who followed a dream and moved to NYC. She received her Finance degree from Alabama A&M University in 2013 and became an Investment Banker. After 2 years of the IB life, she moved on to become a corporate strategy and advisory professional.