Dymond Bush is an emerging library professional transitioning from a career in youth development nonprofits and the sports industry. She is an 11th generation Rhode Islander that seeks to combine her passions of service, sports, and history.
She recently earned her Masters degree in Library and Information Science from Simmons University and has another Masters degree in Kinesiology with a specialization in Sport Management and Policy from the University of Georgia. She is a proud graduate of historically Black Hampton University where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Sports Management. She graduated from the Providence Country Day School in East Providence, RI in 2009.
Dymond is very passionate about giving back to her community and empowering youth. She provides service to her community as a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and promotes education, historic preservation, and patriotism as a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She currently serves on the Alumni Relations committee on the board of trustees of Community Preparatory School, an independent school in Providence, RI from which she graduated in 2005. Dymond previously served as the chair of Community Prep’s Education Committee. She has also mentored middle and high school girls with the Rhode Island Coalition of Black Women.
Dymond held the title of Miss Black Rhode Island USA 2016 where her platform focused on Black women and girls leading active healthy lifestyles. As Miss Black Rhode Island USA 2016, she was appointed a Goodwill Ambassador to the Republic of Sierra Leone by Ambassador Bockari Kortu Stevens.