Nyesha Hightower

Nyesha is joining the SPS Faculty Affairs Team at Columbia University, after spending over 8 years working for Sanctuary for Families helping families experiencing gender violence gain stability, security, and independence. Her experiences gave her a desire to help improve the essential qualities in the lives of others through education. She is always positive and seeking to find beauty in everything around her. Since she was a child, she has been passionate about helping others and looking for ways to become a better person. Some of her hobbies include learning, reading, yoga, music, binging RuPaul’s drag race, traveling, and cooking. Nyesha is always determined to keep a smile on her face and help others in any way she can.