La-Sheba (Goldie) Williams (she/her/hers) was raised in Miami, Florida. She attended Dr. Michael Krop high school and is a recent graduate of Columbia College Chicago where she majored in acting. In her high school years, Williams travelled back and forth from Jamaica with her parents. Between 2008-2013 she volunteered with her church’s (The Friendship Holiness Church) outreach program to travel and distribute food and clothes to less fortunate people. From age 16-18 she worked at her mother’s beauty salon, while also starting her own freelance hair, makeup, and styling business, Goldy Mane, in 2016. She pursued theatre heavily in high school, participating in thespian competitions. In 2017, she started working towards a brand titled Lioness Unleashed, which centers around female empowerment, mindfulness, and connectivity. Since coming to Columbia College Chicago, he has been very active in the Theatre Department, being cast in several shows since 2016. In the show “Young, Gifted, and Black” she met and worked with her mentor Don Renee, who quickly became a major influence and role model in her life.
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