Felicia Carter is a Philadelphia native adn an alumnus of Saint Joseph's University. She earned her Bachelors of Art in Political Science and holds a minor in Africana Studies and Film Studies. Throughout her academic career, she led discussions on race and economic development. She was a presenter at Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference, examining racial dialogue on campuses. Also, she advocated for workers' rights and challenged others' understanding of a living wage through her internship with Unite Here.