Dr. Toshi Francis graduated from Clark Atlanta University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and a minor in business administration. After graduating from CAU, Toshi decided to work on her entrepreneurial skills and helped to run her family’s restaurant. She knew she wanted to be a part of the mental health field, so within a year of graduating from CAU Toshi was accepted into Adelphi University’s MSW program. She graduated from the program in 2008, at the age of 23, and with honors. She went on to gain vital career experience before enrolling in the Ph.D. program at Capella University, where her major was I/O psychology. That includes ventures such as working as a therapist, as well as a professor. She recently graduated with her Ph.D in I/O psychology where her focus was on leadership. She is considered a subject matter expert in the area of Caribbean women and diversity/inclusion. Toshi Francis continues to look for ways to expand her reach and make a true difference. Toshi Francis currently resides in New York City with her family.