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Co-Author of “Tiny Imperfections” & Educator

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Asha Youmans Bio

Asha Youmans is an educator and co-author of Tiny Imperfections. She was raised in Seattle, WA, by an educational and civil right pioneer father and a children’s hospital administrator mother, along with a sister and a brother she admires and adores.As a child, Youmans was a member of a two-time city champions Double Dutch team, among the first wave of girls to integrate Little League baseball, rode a unicycle, tumbled and juggled as a member of a traveling circus acrobatics team. She also read everything she could get her hands on from X-Men comic books to the “Clan of the Cave Bear” series to Camus.Enrolled in gifted programs while attending public school, Youmans went on to graduate from one of America’s premier private academies, Lakeside School, from which her father, TJ Vassar, earned a diploma as the school’s first black graduate.After receiving a degree from the University of California, Berkeley, Youmans returned to Seattle where she taught in public and private schools for nearly 20 years. Her novel, Tiny Imperfections, is set to release in May 2020.Youmans is a fabulous home cook who loves storytelling and connecting with others by making them smile. She lives with her white husband, two ethnically ambiguous sons, and a dog that is part Yorkie and part who-the-heck-knows.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Asha Youmans and other top speakers and celebrities.

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