University: : University of Virginia
Current City: : Portsmouth, VA

Tiannah Steele is a Public Relations Intern for KW Commercial 889-9898 with Russell Bernstein, CBI. Tiannah is a fourth-year student at the University of Virginia, studying Politics-International Relations. She is pursuing a real estate license and plans to take the real estate exam in July 2019.

Tiannah became interested in real estate after observing her father as a buy and hold investor and property manager/landlord. He encouraged her to get a real estate license while simultaneously studying for her bachelor's in Foreign Affairs.

As a second-year student, Tiannah worked for the University of Virginia Call Center as a fundraiser, conducting cold calls and building rapport with potential donors and generating funds for school programs. As a third-year, Tiannah worked as a Research Associate Intern for MicroCapital, where she published weekly briefs detailing business transactions between organizations, micro-finance institutions (MFIs), etc., focusing on microfinance in relation to developing countries. During winter break of her third-year in university, she worked as a Student Research Assistant for her Japanese professor, attending meetings conducted entirely in Japanese and providing feedback meant to help improve the Japanese language courses for future students.

Tiannah's personal interests include enjoying multiple means of entertainment from East Asian culture, such as music and television programs, as well as reading and playing video games. She is also passionate about learning about the social issue of these areas as well as other areas worldwide. She currently works as a social media intern for the World Beyond War organization. She hopes to travel some day.

Her professional future goals include receiving her real estate license, writing a book, and conducting research on cultural issues in Japan and Korea.