Now retired, Lawanda Randall wrote training manuals, developed just-in-time training, and trained trainers for networking solutions developed by AT&T Solutions, a subsidiary of AT&T. She also recruited, trained and managed volunteers for Smithsonian Institution’s museum information desk program. She was a founding board member of the National Association of Black Storytelling (headquartered in Baltimore, MD) and a board member of Neighborhood Ministries of Youngstown and Campbell, OH. A believer in giving back to the community, she is serving on the executive planning committee for the 100th anniversary celebration of Neighborhood Ministries. She received her BA from Western College for Women, Oxford, OH, and her MFA in Adult Education and Distance Learning from University of Phoenix Online.