Jackie Micieli is a songwriter originally from West Islip, N.Y. (Long Island). In the spring of 2003 Jackie released her first full length CD project, "EYE TO EYE"! In the spring of 2003, Jackie was awarded the "Rosa Parks Scholarship" from SUNY Fredonia for the submission of her song "Hey Dad," where she also received the honorary Michael A. Garcia Award. After completing her bachelor's degree in Applied Music from the SUNY Fredonia, Jackie went on to receive her Master's in Women's Studies from SUNY Buffalo. Recently, Jackie has earned a second Master’s degree in Museum Studies from Syracuse University where she continues her studies of feminist theory and cultural studies as a doctoral student. Jackie aspires to teach at the college level as well as continue writing for future creative projects.