Dr. Mimi Nartey is an educator, interdisciplinary scholar, author, speaker, philanthropist and social entrepreneur. She attended Columbia University in the City of New York and has degrees in environmental biology, climate and society and public health. Mimi was formerly a professional soccer player. She was a silver-medalist in the African Women’s Cup of Nations and represented Ghana in the FIFA Women’s World Cup. She has a TEDx Talk entitled, "African Women's Soccer and Empowerment: Memoirs of a Black Queen." In 2019, she was named to the list of “Dynamic Women” by Modern Luxury Angeleno Magazine. Mimi is married to Kofi N. Nartey (luxury real estate broker and television personality). In 2018, she and her husband co-founded The Nartey Sports Foundation to support sports-related interventions for underserved youth. The couple was named a 2018 and 2019 “Los Angeles Power Couple" in Modern Luxury Angeleno Magazine and LA Confidential Magazine. She and her husband with their two precocious children, Liya and Lincoln, in Playa Vista, CA.