Sonjia Brown-Joseph is a native New Orleanian and co-owner and Executive Director of Clara’s Little Lambs Preschool Academy in New Orleans. Clara’s Little Lambs has been providing quality childcare for over 35 years. Sonjia along with 3 generations of her family currently operate 3 Early learning centers serving over 200 children. Sonjia is currently a Board member of Agenda for Children and the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children and a former member of the NOEEN Steering Committee. Sonjia has a certification in Human Resources and is a graduate of the Louisiana Economic Development CEO Roundtable and the Goldman Sachs 10K small business program.