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Brittani N. Blackwell
Brittani N. Blackwell is an HR Business Partner in the Aerospace division at Eaton Corporation, a global power management company. She is a solutions-oriented, charismatic leader with a zeal for managing teams and creating cultures of high performance and inclusivity. Her warmth and authenticity create an environment for others to feel safe in and thrive.
Brittani's passion for leadership and management was cultivated at Michigan State University when she was initiated into the Epsilon Epsilon Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. During her undergraduate career, she served in a myriad of leadership roles including chapter president, chair of program planning and development, and chair of the finance committee; these positions ignited her desire to serve the Sorority on a higher level. This desire was actualized in 2013 when Brittani was elected National Second Vice President. Her leadership journey continued; she was appointed co-chair of the National Leadership Academy, followed by her election as Midwest Member of the National Scholarship and Standards Committee. Since her initiation in 2011, Brittani has served the Sorority in many roles, but is most proud of the work she is doing today as Midwest Regional Director.
Brittani's leadership extends beyond the Sorority; she is the co-owner of Top Tier Event Group, a full-service premier event planning company for personal, professional and corporate events. She also co-manages Peerless PR, a boutique public relations agency. Throughout her career, Brittani has been awarded several honors, including an official city proclamation designating September 19, 2015 as "Brittani Blackwell Day" in Southfield, MI and March 7, 2020 as "Brittani Blackwell Day" in Flint, MI.
When she's not cultivating talent, curating brand stories or creating new leaders, you can find Brittani challenging her DIY prowess through her love of crafting. She is an avid traveler and enjoys spending time with close friends. Brittani's greatest love however, is her family; she is a loving daughter, devoted sister and aunt. Brittani is also a partner-in-love to childhood sweetheart, Jafar Mohammad. Brittani has held many titles but her favorite is Mama to son Jyair.
Brittani holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Michigan State University and a Master of Business Administration in Human Resources Management from Louisiana State University Shreveport.
Aleyah Oliver, a Springfield, OH native, is a senior Psychology major at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH. She prides herself on being a good listener and problem solver; these skills have influenced her decision to pursue a career in therapy, but she credits her strong upbringing as her ultimate inspiration to help others. The youngest of six siblings, Aleyah grew up in a loving and supportive home. She was taught to always love her neighbor as herself.
Aleyah is a compassionate leader, who exemplifies patience, honesty and fairness. Upon her initiation into the Epsilon Omicron Chapter in Fall 2020, she began serving as chapter parliamentarian and chair of policy and procedures. This role sparked an interest in furthering her leadership development. In 2021, Aleyah was elected chapter president; a position that allowed her to experience Delta in a new way. Serving as a voting delegate during the 55th National Convention sparked a new fire in her and led her on a journey to pursue regional leadership. Aleyah began crafting her vision to "Keep the Midwest at Its Best", with a focus on strengthening the alumnae-collegiate relationship. She and was elected Regional Representative for the 2022-2024 biennium at the 50th Midwest Regional Conference.
While her schedule keeps her busy, Aleyah is intentional about spending quality time with her family, especially loving on her nine nieces and nephews. She enjoys brunch with her girlfriends and immersing herself in different cultures through dining. Aleyah's infectious personality makes her a joy to be around. One can often find her laughing and making others laugh. She appreciates the beauty in all things and is passionate about the arts.
Aleyah will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in spring 2023.