Taekia Blackwell is the Chief Operating Officer of Mischief Management, which fosters fandom and celebrates community through unique fan experiences and awesome events likeLeakyCon,BroadwayCon, andCon of Thrones. She is also a long-time member of the HPA community. Taekia began volunteering with the Harry Potter Alliance in 2009, before taking on a full time role with the organization from 2011-2012. She also worked with the HPA to bring to life the first annual Granger Leadership Academy. Taekia graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies from the University of Pittsburgh and has a Masters in Business Administration from the Drucker School of Management. She is a proud Ravenclaw, NYC resident, and is always willing to talk television, film, and fandom with anyone who will listen.