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Stevona Elem-Rogers is a womanist writer, moderator, and educator with a passion for innovative examination and advocacy of Black culture and womanhood. She is the founder of Black Woman are for Grownups (BWAFGU). Stevona received her B.A. from The University of Alabama in English and African-American Studies. In 2007, she began her teaching journey by way of Teach For America - New Orleans and received her Master of Arts in Teaching from Louisiana College, with a concentration in Culturally Responsive Teaching, a pedagogical theory created and advanced by Black women scholars.