Shanina  Shumate,  M.S.      
Licensed  Esthetician *  Career  Wellness *  Beauty Enthusiast *  Yoga Instructor

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About Shanina

Shanina "Nina" Shumate is a powerful leader with passion for providing underrepresented, undeserved and faith based communities with information and resources about college exposure and career advancement. 


Shanina's educational journey has taken many turns. She earned two Associates of Art degrees from Laney College. She then transferred to San Francisco State University to earn her Bachelor's of Art degree in Liberal Studies with a minor in History, and continued to earn her Masters of Science degree in Counseling with a specialization in career and emphasis in college counseling.


For the past 20 years, Shanina has committed herself to education and social justice. Going above and beyond for every student and staff she encounters. Shanina ensures that individuals she works with know how to navigate the systems in which they are involved, and access the resources to which they are entitled. Shanina is described by her students and colleagues as a hard working, inspirational an "absolute rock star".  


The Beauty of Change

Career Wellness is a value that Shanina embraces. Through her work, she encourages wellness and self care from within.


Right now, can you make an unconditional relationship with yourself – just at the height you are, the weight you are, with the intelligence that you have, and your current burden of pain – can you enter into an unconditional relationship with that?” 

–Pema Chödrön


Shanina always wanted to pursue a career in makeup and skincare but was persuaded to pursue my degrees first. Since earning her degrees, she circled back to her first love and career passion: make up and skincare.  Our skin changes over time. As we grow,  changes in our skin and life events can have us to look at ourselves differently (mind, body and spirit). All of these changes require special attention. The Beauty of Change is how we respond to it.


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