Mikea has about 13 years’ experience in Graphic Design and received her BFA degree in Graphic Design at the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2019. Hugley’s graphic design work has been featured in the Baltimore Times, Washington Informer, Afro Times and the Los Angeles Times. Hugley has worked on projects for Ford Motor Company Community Fund, Johns Hopkins and countless other businesses, while also being featured in Bmore Art and Technical.ly Baltimore for her footwear brand. Aside from her entrepreneurial venture, Hugley teaches art and design at Baltimore County Public Schools. Hugley has also been a recipient of numerous awards including: AIGADC World Studio scholarship and most recently winning the top prize $29,750 at MICA Up/start pitch competition for her footwear venture Makers for Humankind.