Ayanna Martin is a Legal Assistant in Sanford Heisler Sharp’s Nashville Office. Ayanna graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Human & Organizational Development with a concentration in International Leadership & Development and a secondary in Corporate Strategy. Her academic interests included global development, public policy, and mass incarceration in the U.S.
While at Vanderbilt, Ayanna served as Chair of Project I Am, an organization dedicated to the personal and professional development of minority students. During her junior year, Ayanna explored her passion for international studies and social equality as an intern at Douglas Silas Solicitors, a London-based law firm that advocates Special Needs Children’s education rights. Her senior capstone focused on how the dynamics of class, race, and gender affect management styles and employment practices in a cross-cultural context.
Ayanna plans to attend law school in the future.
- B.S., Vanderbilt University, 2018