Nikia Phoenix is a Los Angeles based model, writer, and dream instigator with a passion for women’s issues, social equality, and all things beautiful. She not only created her own blog Model Liberation, but for years also worked as a contributor and Managing Editor for K is for Kinky / SimoneDigital.com (a beauty & natural hair digital magazine). Nikia has been featured in publications including Glamour, Essence, Darling Magazine, the Huffington Post and Refinery29. As a model and influencer for over a decade, she’s been an integral part of numerous international campaigns from Google to Cadillac and more. She holds a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of South Carolina.