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Kioshana LaCount Burrell

2024 Fellow

Associate Director, Advancement Marketing and Communications, The Ohio State University

United States

Focus Areas

Economic Empowerment

Kioshana LaCount Burrell has over 12 years of experience in Leadership and Workforce Development, having held positions in the non-profit, corporate, and public sectors. Her primary areas of expertise include workforce development strategy and implementation, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and engaging instructional design. She is passionate about working with organizations and individuals to create accessible pathways to professional growth for working parents and caregivers, eliminating the need for parents to choose between being active and engaged parents and finding professional success. 
Burrell is also an internationally published, best-selling author. Her most recent work, “Building Beyond the 9 to 5,” is a collection of inspirational stories from Black women entrepreneurs worldwide. Her current role as Associate Director for Advancement Communications at Ohio State University allows her to use her stellar writing skills to create moving communications for this major university. Burrell has dedicated much of her career to uplifting Women and People of Color in the workplace and continues to do so through collaborations with organizations such as Repro Jobs, the Experience Management Institute, and Dynamic Educational Systems, Inc. She currently lives in central Ohio with her husband and three children.