Tiara Starks ’22

Tiara Starks

Communication Major Aspires to Lead Social Change through Entertainment Industry

Since she was little, Tiara Starks ’22 has loved watching movies. As she got older, she became even more interested in what goes on behind the scenes and how a story unfolds from pre-production to the final product.

The opportunity to turn that passion into a career and the chance to follow in the footsteps of students before her who had internships at leading companies in the industry cemented her decision to enroll at the University of New Haven.

I am determined to make a difference and to use the arts for the empowerment of diverse and underrepresented groups.

She endeavors to use her creativity to make a difference by raising awareness to sensitive topics such as sexual assault, domestic violence, and mental health issues.

“My goal is to work in the entertainment industry while promoting social change using mediums such as writing, film, television, and theater,” she says. “I am determined to make a difference and to use the arts for the empowerment of diverse and underrepresented groups.”

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