A smiling Black woman with black-and-gray hair, large circular dangly earrings, a chain necklace, and a bright blue top. She's posing outside in front of a brick wall covered with greenery

Dr. Tahirah Walker (she/her)

Host of The Creative Hive, January-December 2024 January-December 2024

Tahirah Walker is an assistant professor in the Department of Community Engagement & Leadership at Point Park University's Rowland School of Business. She holds a Ph.D. in Communication and Rhetorical Studies. Tahirah enjoys books, books, books, music, visual art, and her beautiful supportive family. Tahirah is inspired by a wide range of writers, musicians, and visual artists including Deesha Philyaw, Brian Broome, Kiese Laymon, Yona Harvey, Stevie Wonder, Kara Walker, Reyna Noriega, and the incomparable noteholder mezzo soprano like no other, Whitney Elizabeth Houston. As an academic, her research interests include pay equity, community engagement, and Black cultural media studies. Her passion is celebrating the accomplishments and everyday lives of Black womxn and girls. Tahirah hopes to fill her life with reading, tea, and unwavering resistance to oppression.