Keisha T. Lindsay is a third year doctoral student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Howard University. A proud New York University alumna and the student speaker at the 2004 Commencement celebration. Keisha received her BS degree in speech-language pathology and audiology from the NYU Steinhardt. She received her master’s degree in speech-language pathology from the City University of New York – Queens College in 2006 and has practiced as a speech-language pathologist for the past 11 years. At Howard, Keisha’s research focus is in the area of child language. Specifically, her doctoral work is aimed at creating profiles of language development for children who speak Trinidadian English Creole. A daughter of the Trinidadian soil, Keisha’s general research interests are in sociolinguistics, psychometrics and the development of service learning initiatives in speech-language pathology throughout the Caribbean region.