Vanadie is a born and raised Houstonian who studied Broadcast Journalism at the University of Houston and joined Genesys works in 2019 as a Program Coordinator. In 2016, she served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Malawi, Africa where she taught English and Physical Education to high school students and led after school youth programs focused on health and HIV prevention. Prior to the Peace Corps, Vanadie served two years with AmeriCorps as a Disaster Survivor Assistant in partnership with FEMA and as a Communications Strategist for an education nonprofit during her second year as an AmeriCorps VISTA. Vanadie is passionate about community service, development, and working with the youth to secure a better future. In her free time, she enjoys watching sporting events around Houston, especially the Astros, and spending time with her family and two nephews.