She has been a consultant to President Janet Napolitano’s UC System-wide Sexual Assault Prevention Task Force. She was selected as the inaugural recipient of UCLA’s 2015 Excellence in Management, Rising Star Award.
La Shonda has a private psychotherapy practice in Larchmont, California, and is currently pursuing her doctorate in clinical social work through the Sanville Institute for Clinical Social Work in Berkeley. Her research is focused on developing diverse and inclusive approaches to sexual assault prevention education, response and advocacy on college campuses.
La Shonda is a Founding board member of Girl Power, an organization with a mission to empower young women in education, culture, health & wellness, spirituality, financial management, politics and career trajectories. She happily resides in Southern California with her husband and four children.