Hello! My name is Nadirah Alford, also known as Nadirah Melanita. I am a seventeen year old incoming freshman Marketing major at Howard University. Since I was a child I have always had an artistic influence, considering I come from a family of artists (in every aspect). I was a dancer for about ten years, until I discovered my love for beauty and fashion about three years ago. I am now a freelance makeup artist and enthusiast, as well as a developing entrepreneur for my own cosmetics line geared towards women of color. Apart from beauty and fashion, I am also very interested in expanding the representation of women of color. I'd like to create a platform that gives young women something they can connect with, that they couldn't find anywhere else. I most certainly plan on bringing that same energy to the marketing team at Her Campus at Howard University, and I am very excited to start creating with them!