Owner of Another Level LLC – whose mission is to ssist/advocate for homeless families and individuals to transition into safe quality permanent housing and making a positive impact on every life they touch.
Co- Owner of Another Level Transportation– a transportation/ moving company that provides moving services in the NYC/ NJ area, their objective is to hire formally incarcerated individuals, whose direct purpose is not only financial but to reduce recidivism through securing employment.
Ayana also works in Human Services as a Case Manager providing direct care support services through advocacy, assessment and monitoring for homeless families in NYC area.
She is a woman who has been impacted by many traumas but the one she advocates for is woman impacted by incarceration.
Ayana was a guest speaker for, “Lighting the Way” fundraiser (Osborne Association) with the former Miss America 2012. That speech would grow into abundant opportunities to have a positive profound impact to woman in prison and returning from prison. In 2014 she featured in “Women Inmates”, a joint production of The New York Times T Brand Studio and Netflix.
The Marshal Project “We Are Witness” 2015 The New Yorker Magazine. “Teen Vogue” (Marshal Project) with Senator Corey Booker 2017. She currently is a part of a speakers Bureau that was created and run by formerly incarcerated & impacted woman. Empowering woman to use their voice & change the world, one story at a time. (FOWI) Faces of Woman Imprisoned.
She believes that where life broke her, she gained strength, resilience and perseverance. She is not her past, but an awesome reflection of perfect imperfection.
Another Level LLC
Another Level Transportation
Speaker- Women Empowerment / Advocate/ Womanpenuer