Staceyann Chin- Keynote Speaker for the 2017 Women of Color Trailblazers Leadership Conference

This year's Women of Color Trailblazers Leadership Conference keynote speaker is Staceyann Chin

 

Please join us in welcoming, Staceyann Chin, full time artist and keynote speaker for the 2017 Women of Color Trailblazers Leadership Conference
Staceyann Chin is a resident of New York City and a Jamaican National, she has been an “out poet and political activist” since 1998. From the Nuyorican Poets' Cafe to one-woman shows Off- Broadway to acting in Julie Taymor’s Across the Universe and performing in both the stage and film versions of Howard Zinn’s Voices of a People's History of the United States, to starring in the Tony nominated, Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway, Chin credits the long list of "things she has done" to her grandmother's hard-working history and the pain of her mother's absence.
This event is open to the public. Free for all MHC students, faculty, and staff and $5.00 for Five-College and non-conference attendees.

Sponsored by the Student Government Association Students of Color Committee, Division of Student Life, Conscious Poets, Asian American Students In Action, Undocumented Students Alliance, FAMILIA, LaUnidad, Weissman Center, History Department, Multicultural Community and College Life, Psychology Department, Biological Sciences, Theatre Department, Program in Critical and Social Thought, Mathematics and Statistics, Dance Department