Vanetta Schoefield is a bright bold writer and comedian born and raised in North Carolina. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a major in Communication Studies and minor in Creative Writing. The education assisted naturally developed communication skills from her youth. Being raised in a family that started their own church she has been speaking in front of crowds of people since the early age of nine years old, and if you count her imaginary friends, four years old. Vanetta is a self proclaimed "people-ologist". Her most enjoyed jobs were in the restaurant industry constantly interacting with people from different walks of life and backgrounds yet still connecting with them, as well as running her own sales office for three years. With the sales company Vanetta trained countless shy, introverted individuals to speak with confidence and transformed their pitch and delivery to make them successful. Now as a freelance writer she connects with people via blogs and magazines by day and on stage as a stand up comedian by night. With the platform comedy provides it is her aim to reach everyone. Make them smile, make them laugh, and make them realize how awesome it is to be "Loud and Proud".