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.




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.

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