La-Diné's professional life centers around her passion for helping youth succeed. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication from Seton Hall University, Masters Degree in Public Administration from Clark/Atlanta University and Education Leadership credentials from Capella University. Her career began on the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural Community College in Tifton, GA where she served as the Coordinator of Student Support Services. There she counseled students on how to navigate college and addressed their personal and financial needs. In Greeleyville, SC, La-Diné served as the Public Relations Officer and Intervention Specialist for the Williamsburg County School District where she designed and implemented the district’s alternative school, now known as STAR Academy. Most recently, La-Diné served as the Director of Grants, Parenting and After-School Programs.
Currently, La-Diné serves as an education consultant and motivational speaker. She is involved in many community organizations including the Waccamaw Chapter of the American Leadership Fellows, The South Carolina Education Association, The South Carolina Association of School Administrators, and The South Carolina After-School Alliance. La-Diné also serves on the board of directors for the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, SC First Steps, Black River United Way, and Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic Violence. She is also a proud member of the National Council of Negro Women and a Life Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
La-Diné Gamble is a member of New Ebenezer Baptist Church located in Florence, SC where her husband, The Reverend Norman Gamble is the Senior Pastor. La-Diné enjoys working with all people, but especially with children. She has committed her life to uplift of our community through its youth.