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Emerging Leaders of 2022-2023


Meet Our Emerging Leader Mykeia Garrett

Mykeia Garrett is a native Washingtonian with a passion for social justice and public service. Mykeia received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Norfolk State University (NSU); while participating in the Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP). During this time, she worked for the Smithsonian Institution, Department of Commerce, and later the Department of Education (ED). Before completing her degree, she transitioned to the Student Career Experience Employment Program (SCEP) with ED. Upon earning her Masters in Organizational Development from Trinity University, Mykeia received a permanent federal government position in ED’s Office of Human Resources as a Human Resource Specialist working in Training & Development. Over the years she has gained valuable experience in employee engagement, workforce planning, employee development, contracts, budget, organizational development, training and marketing. Mykeia now works in Cyber Security within federal government managing a team of six. Mykeia currently has 16 years of federal service and brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and energy that can be utilized across government. She is now pursuing a Clinical   Mental Health Degree in Counseling at Liberty University as she satisfy her undying desire to work in underserved communities. In her personal life, Mykeia enjoys mentoring young girls/women, advocating for men mental health and is also the mom to a beautiful 9 year old daughter (Dallas). Mykeia has the best of both worlds when it comes to her career and personal life. There is truly never a dull moment; however, she looks forward to reading, relaxing, and vacationing. In 2022, Mykeia Garrett remains a millennium in the workplace that strives to build a robust portfolio and make an impact at different levels within any community or organization as she continues to serve others in and out of the workplace.