Lakeisha has been a member of HAULYP since February 2015.
Currently she is apart of the Community Outreach Committee and has participated as a volunteer in the Book sorting at Houston Public Library’s Book Warehouse, Project Restore at M.C. Williams Engineering Academy, Houston AIDS Walk, Bread of Life Service Projects, Mia’s Closet Back to School Bash, HAUL’s Achievement Matters, Spring’s Young Professionals University as well as registration and workshop lead for Fall’s Young Professionals University.
Lakeisha was born and raised in Houston, TX and attended Howard University in Washington, D.C. for her Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. She is currently a Graduate Civil Engineer/Inspector and Certified Floodplain Manager for the City of Houston, Office of the City Engineer’s Floodplain Management Office where she provides technical knowledge and assistance to the public interested in constructing in the floodplain and to those seeking to repair homes recently affected by the Memorial Day and Halloween Day flooding events. She has previously worked in the private sector as a Traffic Engineer where she designed various traffic calming measures and validated government street and bridge projects in Washington, D.C.”
What do you value about HAULYP?
I joined HAULYP to meet various minority young professionals that had the desire to change their future AND help others along the way. HAULYP has given me the opportunity to not only meet lifelong friends but to demonstrate my passion to give back to my community and hopefully help change the landscape of Houston with other HAULYP members.
Fun Facts About
TV Show you never miss: Martin or Golden Girls……….don’t judge me! ☺
Is the glass half empty or half full?
-Half full. The tongue has the power of life and death so I prefer to speak abundance in my life.
Samiyah Reed has been a member of HAULYP since June 2015. She serves in the Community Outreach Committee (COC),...
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As an auxiliary of the Houston Area Urban League, we engage young men and women in the movement towards the achievement of professional development, social and economic equality, and community service.