KIANA PIERRE-LOUIS is a senior law lecturer at Bentley University in the law, taxation, and financial planning department. Pierre-Louis is an alumnus of Bentley University having graduated with a BS in business communications in 1999. She received a Juris Doctorate, from Suffolk University Law School in 2002 cum laude. Pierre-Louis has a passion for social justice and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Her work at Bentley centers on social justice. Pierre-Louis serves on several committees across the Bentley Community; she is Co-Chair of the Teaching and Scholarly Activities Committee and is advisor to three student organizations. Kiana was the 2017 recipient of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award, the 2017 and 2018 Innovation in Teaching Award, and the 2019 Joseph M. Cronin Award for Excellence in Academic Advising at Bentley. Pierre-Louis sits on the Board of Directors for KodeConnect, Inc. helping marginalized youth gain access to STEM classes for little to no cost.