LaKesha has contributed to STEM outreach engagement throughout her academic and professional career. She participates in hands-on demonstrations, working with younger children. As an Engineering Technician at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, she loves mentoring college students and postdocs while conducting research. In fall 2019, LaKesha hosted a successful CSW Pump-Chem Patch Festival that had many “Marvelous Metals” National Chemistry Week-related activities. She continues her passion of STEM outreach with consistent event planning and volunteering at underrepresented schools within the CSW locality. Recently, LeKesha initiated the formation of the CSW Committee on Minority Affairs.