Starla Lewis devoted decades to bridging, unifying and empowering multiculturally diverse communities. As a professor of Black Studies, poet, author, and life mastery consultant, Starla Lewis helped thousands of people recognize their own greatness. During her long career at San Diego Mesa College, she served as department chair for eleven years. Starla founded C.E.L.L (Celebration of Everlasting Love and Life), a human potential consultancy firm, where she has worked as a life mastery coach. Through teaching people how to share compassion, love, mutual respect and understanding, her work brought together members of the human family.