Toya Rochelle, is an author and philanthropist.  She aims to foster balanced discourse and transformative understanding through her work. Toya Rochelle serves as Tech2Empower advisor with WAKE (Women’s Alliance for Knowledge Exchange), TechWomen mentor, and mentor with B Peace (Business Council for Peace). Toya is also a longtime coach for Jobs Partnership Florida and supporter of A Gift for Teaching.

In addition to writing, she frequently leads workshops, moderates panels, and keynotes at conferences.

Full & Round is her debut collection of contemporary poems. Published in mid 2018,  the bulk of proceeds from Full & Round have been donated to A Gift for Teaching, a nonprofit organization that provides free school supplies to teachers.

Born and raised in the Virgin Islands, she currently lives in Florida with her family.