Arelia Johnson is the founder and creator of The Owned Project and holds both a MA in Sociology and BA in Psychology. She has presented at a number of conferences, lectured on university campuses, traveled as a performance poet, and been in education for 8 years. Now, as she pursues her PhD from Howard University, she is diligently working to publish another book, and complete research on body shaming, self-esteem, and gender.
As an undergraduate, Arelia competed and won several titles on the Texas Southern University Debate Team, held a number of offices in the student government association, and became a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Now, she is working as a sociology professor in addition to having written a curriculum and presenting workshops to women, families, and children. A recent transient to the DMV area, Arelia is working to create and build relationships with both the public and private sectors. If you would like to speak with Ms. Johnson, please call her at (713) 364-8859.