Kenya is the Vice President for the Caribbean American Carnival Association of Boston (C.A.C.A.B.) and has been a member since 1999. She is a lifelong resident of the Mattapan community, who began her relationship with CACAB volunteering at events and assisting with various tasks. As a young girl she was fascinated by the music, the food, the vendors and more importantly the elaborate and colorful costumes. It was the number one event and the largest to attend in Boston years ago. Miss. Beaman holds a Bachelor in Social Work and a MS in Organizational Leadership and Management. She is the former Co-Chair of the Community Service Committee at the Young Professionals Network of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts and serves as the former Community Relations Officer for Family Movement, a family stabilization, non-profit organization based in Dorchester. She continues to serve on the Family Movement Board. She was recognized and awarded for her work in the community by the Caribbean Foundation in 2013. Miss. Beaman is a dedicated advocate in the Mattapan Community and has committed herself to encouraging community engagement. She enjoys time with family and friends, traveling, dancing and reading.