Ayanna Rashida Cummings completed doctoral coursework in I/O Psychology at Baruch in 2005 under the MAGNET Presidential Fellowship after graduating with the Bachelors degree in Psychology from Hampton University in 2000. Her research interests in Consumer Behavior spawned her desire to obtain the MBA Marketing at Clark Atlanta University, which she completed in 2007, while simultaneously submitting research proposals for completion of the doctoral degree.

Other areas in which Ayanna is currently interested include secondary public school Educational Research.  She will graduate with the M.Ed. degree in Educational Leadership from Concordia University in March 2012.  Upon completion of the PhD, Ayanna plans to continue undergraduate instruction which she enjoys, as well as owning and operating her own research and strategy consulting practice, Be Y.O.U., LLC.


The City University of New York