Aleta Hodge: Author & Storyteller
Author & Storyteller
1994: Women & Money, financial empowerment for teens and women
1998: The Value Book, financial literacy for tweens and teens
2000 – 2003: Columnist with the Indianapolis Star
2013: The Jackson Family Legacy in Kentucky,
2018: Indiana Avenue – Life and Musical Journey from 1915 to 2015
2018 Indiana Avenue Jazz™ - live jazz music plus storytelling,the legends
of Indiana Avenue.
2022: The Robust Life and Legacy of Noble Sissle (manuscript to be published)
2019: Volunteered for You Are There 1915 Madam C.J. Walker Empowering Women
exhibit at the Indiana Historical Society.
2020: Developed concept design for Indy Art & Seek public art project for
African American Sweat Equity in the 1950s.
2020: Developed concept design or Indy Art & Seek public art project for
Music Legends of Crispus Attucks High School.
2021: Interviewed for upcoming (2023) documentary to celebrate the 100th
birthday of Wes Montgomery, jazz guitarist.
2021: Presented Celebrate Mari Evans on Indiana Avenue with a live jazz band.
2021: Podcast host for Indiana Avenue Jazz podcast, Ransom Place Racial
• BS degree, Stanford University
• MBA degree, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business
• MS degree in 2023, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
• Publishing in Color Writing Conference, 2022
• Authors Guild
• American Association of University Women
• Indiana African American Genealogy Group
• Indiana Historical Society
• National Museum of African American History and Culture