In 2002. VaNessa started a blog on Xanga (which has been taken down), but that sparked her love for writing and new media. Because of her experiences, while at Michigan State, she wrote for the Big Green and DJ for WFIX East Lansing. VaNessa has received her Bachelor degree in Communication from Michigan State. She has a specialization in Interpersonal Communication. In May 2015, VaNessa will graduate with a Master of Science in Technical and Professional Communication from Lawrence Technological University. Her long term goal is to receive a Doctor of Philosophy in Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University – Steinhardt.
In 2005, VaNessa began to post videos on YouTube, visually documented her collegiate experiences with her friends and family. You will find vlogs, hauls, room tours, and other lifestyle videos on her channel. In 2013, VaNessa launched another YouTube channel, nessabirdiephd, which focuses on her love for helping people navigate through their college experiences.
Due to her love for social media, VaNessa has worked with great people to help with their social media initiatives. For a list of people she has worked with, click here. VaNessa has been featured on Seventeen.com, Eliteaste, National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS), and Dormify. For more information regarding VaNessa’s clips, feel free to click here.