Lanette is the Development and Communications Associate for Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, the most comprehensive homeless youth service provider in Southern Nevada. After working in corporate communications at one of the largest trade organizations in the country, Lanette decided to pursue her passion for nonprofits and utilize her education to assist the underserved populations which she had already regularly volunteered. Along with volunteering with many different organizations and fighting for many different causes throughout Southern California and Southern Nevada, she has worked in the communications field for the last five years, specializing in marketing, event planning, communications strategies, digital marketing, event marketing, community relations and engagement, donor development, and fundraising.Lanette is a current Member of the National Communications Honor Society, SigmaChi Eta and served as a Board of Directors for the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Las Vegas Chapter. Lanette holds a degree in Mass Communications and Media Studies from Arizona State University and continues to pursue her passion to contribute to the community, whether that mean marching the streets for human rights or raising money for homeless youth. Her interests include live music (any kind), hip hop, advocating, boxing, blogging, traveling and hanging out with her teacup Yorkie, Lucy.