Deborah L. Hardy was born in Greensboro North Carolina, but raised and schooled in Waterbury Connecticut.
Sis. Hardy is a member of Zion Baptist Church Waterbury where she is involved in Zion's teaching ministry, New Member Ministry and Operation Love Thy Neighbor. She is also a member of Zion’s Pilgrim Missionary Society and an advisor for the Junior Missionary Ministry.
She is a student enrolled in the CSMBC Leadership School and holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Political Science.