Shakera is a rising senior who is currently pursuing a major in government with a minor in sociology. She is proudly from Richmond, Virginia. This summer, Shakera is interning in the Office of the Mayor of Richmond where she will not only get the opportunity to help bring awareness to the many issues facing the people of Richmond, but also help be apart of the solution. She will be working with the Mayor’s Senior Policy advisors, City Council, and the Mayor himself. Shakera is most excited about advocating and improving the condition of the city’s education system and public housing state.