Cassandra Anderson is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana. She attended Spelman College where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She then continued to Georgia State University, where she received a master’s degree in Sports Management, and Indiana Wesleyan University, where she earned a master’s degree in Management with a concentration in Human Resource and Professional Coaching certification.
Cassandra has spent over a decade working in the nonprofit sector. She formerly served as the 21st Century Cures Grant Director with the Division of Mental Health and Addictions for the State of Indiana. She currently serves as an Adjunct Instructor at Ivy Tech Community College and Community Engagement Manager, K-12 Advocacy, with UNCF (United Negro College Fund).
She believes her purpose in life is to uplift, inspire, motivate, and encourage people. In 2018, she founded Crowned: A Queen's Retreat, a women's empowerment event designed to celebrate women of color. In 2016, she began co-hosting and producing The Conversation Lounge, an internet radio show and in 2019 launched a new radio show/podcast, entitled Let's Go There with Sassy C & Tia.