Résumé


Education

Master of Arts - Communication / Media Studies - Concordia University (2018)

Graduate Diploma - Communications Studies - Concordia University (2015)

Bachelor of Science - Exercise Science - Concordia University (2013)


Project Coordination

 

Mapping Blackness in Montreal Workshops - Community Programming - 2018 to present

When Matriarchs Gather - Community Gatherings / Podcast - 2016 to present

C-FAR (Critical Feminist Activism in Research) - Institutional Justice Work - 2016 to present

Symbols of Resistance - Art Exhibition - 2018

Montreal Black Artist-In-Community - Artist Residency - 2018


Selected Publications

 

Understanding Blackness in Montreal - A Toolkit for Engaging Youth in Critical Dialogue Around Race. Master’s Thesis. 2018.

He’s Here”. CBC Radio UpClose. CBC. 2017.


Selected Talks & Presentations

Homegrown & Local (2017) - Podcasts: How are they innovative and why should we care? panel - POP Montreal

Presenting the Matriarch (2015) - Care to Comment? Oral History & Marginalized Communities symposium - Vanier College


Selected Exhibitions & Performances

ACOUS! [A Chorus of Unidentified Singers] - Theatre Performance (2016) - Revolution They Wrote Theatre Festival

ACOUS! x Changemakers - Performance (2016) - The MAI Theatre

Alterations & Repairs - Media Exhibition (2016) - Concordia University

ACOUS! x TCOYS [Take Care of Your Self] - Performance / Workshop (2017) - Pop Up Art Gallery


Awards & Grants

Concordia University Engaged Scholar Award (2018) - In support of my organizing, in collaboration with Meghan Gagliardi, for the Montreal Black Artists-in-Community Residency

Concordia Sustainability Action Fund Grant (2017-2018) - In support of the Montreal Black Artists-in-Community Residency project

Hydro Quebec Master’s Student Award (2016) - In support of my Master’s education

Concordia University Social Diversity & Ethnic Studies Award (2015) - In support of my Master’s thesis work: Understanding Blackness in Montreal

Concordia University Learning Centre Grant (2015) - In support of my Master’s education

Pimiento Production House Best Documentary Award (2014) - For my debut documentary Kafou Kreyol at the Montreal Black Film Festival

CJLO’s Mapl Award (2013) - For advancing Canadian content on CJLO radio