Ebonye earned degrees from Johns Hopkins University and the CUNY School of Professional Studies. She received a professional certificate in editing from UC Berkeley Extension. Her work includes editorial support for individuals, non-profits, and government agencies. Ebonye founded August Rose Press in 2013, and has published one work of fiction. Her nonfiction work has appeared in the YES! Magazine, Refinery29, Blavity, East Bay Express, and IBPA’s Independent Magazine. She lives in New York City.