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Kiana Knolland
Kiana Knolland is a 19 year old freshman at Howard University. As the National Youth of the Year for Boys & Girls Club of America, Kiana advocates for nearly 4 million young people. Along with this title, Kiana received a scholarship from Tupperware Brands, and the Rick and Susan Goings Foundation, to make her dreams come true. She echoes Tupperware’s commitment to women’s empowerment. Upon her graduation from Howard, Kiana hopes to go on and pursue a legal degree.

Entries by Kiana Knolland

To the New National Youth of the Year: Dream BIG

(0) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 5:37 PM

I have always believed in the power of dreaming big and never being limited by small thinking. I've made it a priority to let faith be the guiding force in my life. When I made the decision to participate in the Boys & Girls Clubs of America's National Youth of...

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My Summer Internship Experience to Date and Advice to Fellow Students

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2014 | 10:49 AM

For many college students, the arrival of summer means relaxation. Late night study sessions cease, stressful examinations come to a halt, and many of the pounds gained during the school year can be worked off. Many students will be spending their time pool-side, soaking up the sun and perfecting their...

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Celebrating Mothers: Doing the World's Toughest Job

(2) Comments | Posted May 13, 2014 | 1:24 PM

Recently I watched a video where 24 people interviewed for what was deemed "The World's Toughest Job." The position was for a director of operations at a large organization and the requirements seemed difficult and impossible. In the video, the employer described a few of the job requirements:...

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We Need Universal Access to Education for All Girls

(2) Comments | Posted March 12, 2014 | 1:12 PM

On the heels of International Women's Day, I am struck by the need to link women's empowerment with access to quality education. Each year people around the world raise their voices celebrating women while also demanding change. This year we heard a chorus of voices calling for more women in...

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