Victoria McNeil is a doctoral candidate in the Counseling Psychology program at the University of Florida. Prior to pursuing her doctorate, she received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and African American studies from UF and completed her master’s coursework in clinical mental health counseling at the University of Central Florida. She currently teach UF’s first Black Psychology course, and engages in clinical work at both the University of Florida’s Counseling center as well as the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Affairs Hospital. Her research interests include liberation psychology and the mental and physical health impacts of racism related stress on the well-being of marginalized groups, specifically Black women. Her current dissertation examines the impact of shifting, and gendered racial-ethnic socialization on the well-being of Black women.