Parlisha's School of the Arts opened in Houston, TX in 1997. Parlisha holds a B.A. and A.A. in Theatre from the University of the Pacific, and San Joaquin Delta College. She is passionate about producing musical plays, and pageants. Parlisha's School of the Arts offers Theatre, Etiquette, Praise Dance, and Pageant Training. Parlisha is a 5-time pageant winner-first African American Miss San Joaquin County, & first African American 2nd runner up to Miss California, which is part of the Miss America Pageant. She was Ms. Black Texas & Ms. Black USA of the Metroplex Pageant Systems. Mrs. United America, & Ms. United America Royal in 2015. She founded America's Virtuous Woman's Pageant, in September 2019.