Dr. Anthony began her career as clinical social worker with Pleasant Hill Rehabilitation Hospital in Louisiana, and the Salvation Army in Dallas, Texas. She began her career in education with the Red River Parish School District, where she taught 2nd grade. She also taught reading and computer technology with Dallas Independent School District. She has served as an educational consultant, a panelist at numerous education forums, and a community activist. She has authored numerous peer reviewed scholarly articles, and developed a strategic mentoring process known as "eMentoring." She has written numerous children books and served as an independent reviewer for the Merlot Journal of Online Learning and Teaching.