At age 19, China Okasi became the youngest Ivy League alum to have graduated from Cornell University within just three years. (She's part of five record-setting sisters, who've covered five Ivies: Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale).
At age 20, China was accepted to a Ph.D. program at Georgetown University, where she spent one year before acquiring two more degrees from Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania.
Her interest in D.C.'s political and corporate consulting scene while at Georgetown, as well her knack for policy and strategic thinking, made her heavily sought after by corporate entities like KPMG & the City of New York.
Currently, China uses that prowess to serve as a Democratic strategist for prime time cable news.
Ever the artist though, China simultaneously contributes fabulous social commentary to various local and cable news shows, such as CNN HLN's Prime News, HLN's Joy Behar, CW11 Pix Morning News, Fox News' America Live and Fox & Friends.
As a formally trained journalist and entrepreneur, China has created and run several high-profile publications. She is also the founder & chair of a successful admissions consulting firm, which was profiled by The Washington Post Express, and is one-half partner of a New York-based media company. Additionally, China founded and runs the annual conference for women of media, aptly named Women Of Media (or WOM). The conference convenes women who are news anchors, producers, writers, and media moguls during a relaxing, chic, empowering, and networking evening.
The busy bee has been featured in numerous publications including AOL Black Voices, BET, Loop 21, Huffington Post, Atlanta Post, MSNBC.com, Uptown Magazine, Philadelphia Inquirer & more. She has interviewed the likes of Cathy Hughes, Soledad O'Brien, Jimmy Fallon, Faith Evans & many, many, more personas, musicians, actors/actresses.