Los Angeles, California, United States
Mikesa Ponder is a United States Navy veteran with six years of experience in Public Relations. As a Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Petty Officer, Mikesa’s overall job is to tell the Navy’s story through visual communication and assist with making sure the Navy’s image is presented in a positive way. She is now serving as a Navy reservist and helps coordinate U.S. Navy support for major film, television and documentary production companies worldwide.
Mikesa is also a full-time student at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising obtaining her Associate of Arts Degree in Merchandise Marketing and will continue her education with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Media. Her work experience in the Navy and long list of skills she is receiving at FIDM will help better prepare her for what it takes to land a career in Fashion PR and event coordinating.