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What does it mean to be a Southernite?

To be a Southernite means that you are a part of an elite legacy of women and men who are change makers and trailblazers across the world. It means that you can compete against anyone from anywhere; because, not only did you receive a quality education but were taught life skills that you will carry forever.

Tori's Bio:

Antoria “Tori” Simms is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and a 2004 graduate of Baton Rouge Magnet High School. Tori earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing with a concentration in Sales from Southern University and A&M College in 2008.

Currently, she is an Account Executive at LinkedIn selling marketing and advertising solutions to Economic Development Organizations, Trade & Advocacy Associations, and Non-Profits. In the spring of 2019, Tori received the “Results Award” for achieving the highest quota attainment amongst her peers.

In addition to her day-to-day responsibilities as an Account Executive, Tori is a participant in LinkedIn’s LEAD Invest Program, a leadership development program for high performing and high potential Black and LatinX talent, and serves as the Washington, DC Office Lead for the Black Inclusion Group, LinkedIn’s Black Employee Resource Group.