The Stats

Over the years, Hannah Niara has received numerous honors, awards, and other amazing opportunities as a young artist.  Below are just a few of the accomplishments she’s conquered over the past few years.


August 2021

Named 2021 Toyota/PUSH EXCEL Fellow

June 2021

Dr. Stephanie Hightower Memorial Scholarship Recipient

February – July 2021

Intern and S.T.E.A.M Team Arts Ambassador

Play Like A Girl, Inc.

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April 2020 – May 2021

Senior Citizen Food Deliverer

Aunt Bette’s Community Pantry


September 2020 – May 2021

Early Childhood and Afterschool Care Assistant

St. Philip’s School and Community Center

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August 2020


Hampton University

Business Major/5-year MBA Program & Violinist in the Hampton University Orchestra

March 2020

Carnegie Hall – New York City

Premier Performance Invitational


February 2020

Destiny Awards Luncheon

(featuring Taraji P. Henson)

Social Influencer & Red Carpet Interviewer

Grand Concert

Montgomery Arts Theatre

Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts

January 2020

11 College Acceptances

& over $400,000 in Scholarship Offers

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Omicron Mu Omega Chapter

Founders’ Day Reception

Solo Violinist


December 2019

School Dazed Podcast

Guest Speaker

November 2019

Recipient, NAACP Juanita Craft Award

Jack and Jill, Inc., Dallas Chapter

Speaker, Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop

Senior Showcase Violin Performance

Moody Performance Hall

October 2019

STRUT Fashion Show

Featured Designer

October 2019

KidPreneur Expo by Capital One

Keynote Speaker

September 2019

Young Woman’s Leadership Conference with Michelle Obama

July 2019

Nordstrom Ambassador Program Cohort

July 2019

Jewelry Featured in Marketplace of ESSENCE Fest

May 2019

Dallas Voyage Magazine Feature

May 2019

Rotary Youth Leadership Award Recipient

April 2019

Spark Dallas Creativity Showcase
Mistress of Ceremony

March 2019

St. Philip’s Male Rites of Passage Program
Girl Talk for Young Men

January 2019

National Black MBA Association DFW Roundup
Featured Leader of Tomorrow Speaker


All City, All Region, and State Orchestra Superior Ratings Violinist

December 2018

The New School/Parsons School of Design

2019 Summer Brochure Cover Feature

December 2018

Crowned 2019-2020 Miss Top Teen of America, Dallas Chapter

November 2018

2018 Capital One Kidpreneur Expo Youth Business Pitch Competition 1st Place

November 2018

Equity in Arts Education Conversation Violinist and Featured Alumna

August 2018

BossMann Magazine Millennial Boss Issue
Featured Girl Boss/Youth Business Owner


June 2018

Neiman Marcus
Tour & Meeting with Fashion Exec Mentors

 May – December 2018 

Ese Azenabor Atelier
Mentee and Fashion Show Back-of-Show Crew

May 2018

Dallas Black MBA Association Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Business Pitch Competition 1st Place

April 2018

SPARK Dallas/Neiman Marcus Creativity Confab Panelist

April 2018

SPARK Dallas Creativity Showcase
Overall Best In Show Award Recipient

March 2018

Microsoft Youth Business Showcase
Featured Kidpreneur

February 2018

JCPenney MOSAIC Youth Career Expo

January 2018

The Mom Hatter Tea and Fashion Show
Guest Judge, Fashion

December 2017

Capital One Kidpreneur Youth Business Pitch Competition 1st Place

October 2017

CreativeSoul Afro Art Shoot

August 2017

Parsons School of Design, New York City
Student Designer, Fashion Design I


June 2017

The Black Academy of Arts & Letters
Violinist, Prince The Musical

June 2017

Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce
Circle of Support Youth Entrepreneurship Program

May 2017

Pat & Emmitt Smith Gala
Opening Act, Solo Violinist

February 2017

St. Philip’s Destiny Luncheon

May 2016

AWANA Clubber of the Year

July 2015

Jaylen Bledsoe Young Entrepreneur University
3rd Place, Team Pitch Competition

May – October 2015

Walter J. Johnson Photography Studios
Photography Intern