LEADERSHIP TRAINING TEAM

LEADERSHIP TRAINING TEAM


Leadership Training Facilitators

The Leadership Training Facilitators are a dedicated team of professionals with years of experience in their respective fields. Their intensive trainings provide and build professional capacity and self-determination. The intensives empower cohorts to be change agents in ways that productively and constructively serve.
The intensive training can be separated into 4 categories:


Equity & Inclusion

Kibibi Ajanku
Equity & Inclusion Director; Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance

Avis Ransom
Engineer, Consultant; Baltimore Racial Justice Action

J.C. Faulk
Author, Consultant, Founder; Circle of Voices

 

Lady Brion
Spoken Word Artist, Educator, Activist; Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle
Social Justice Panel

 

Marion Blackwell
Manager; Pennsylvania Avenue Main Street
Social Justice Panel

 

Quanice Floyd
Executive Director; Arts Education in Maryland Schools
Intention Vs. Impact

Community Engagement & Activism

 

 

Nneka Nnamdi
Engineer, Activist
Fight Blight

 

Omolara
Artist, Activist
Community Agreements

 

Diana Baird-N'Diaye
Cultural Specialist and Curator; Smithsonian Institute
Telling Stories with Material Culture


 

 

Sojin Kim
Curator
Collaborative Collecting & Storytelling


 

Betty Belanus
Educational Specialist and Curator
Preparing Oral History

 

 

Catherine Hiebert Kerst
Folklife Specialist, Archivist; Library of Congress
Archiving Best Practices

 

 

 

Guha Shankar
Folklife Specialist, Research and Programs; American Folklife Center
Folklore Documentation


 

Michelle Stefano
Folklife Specialist, Research and Programs; American Folklife Center
Folklore Documentation

 

 

Marjorie Hunt
Educational Specialist and Folklife Curator
Preparing Oral History

 

 

David Hamilton
Architect & Photographer
Documentation: The Art of Seeing

 

George Ciscle
Curator in Residence, Emeritus, Maryland Institute College of Art
Curatorial Practice

 

 

Alexis Dixon
UAL Alumni Cohort '18
Executive Assistant, Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance
Curatorial Practice

 

Marketing and Communications

 

 

Dr. Garey Hyatt
Professor, Fine Arts Dept. Chair; Coppin State University
Public Speaking

 

 

Renz Balagtas
UAL Alumni Cohort '18
Assistant Program Manager; Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance
Documentation & Video Production

 

 

Kayla Morgan
UAL Alumni Cohort '19
Marketing & Communications: Best Practices

 

 

 

 

Alahna Nichole Davis
Social Media & Marketing Manager
Social Media Marketing Workshop

 

 

Alisha Patterson
Managing Director; Afro House
The Great Stretch: Creating Long Term Goals

 

Angela N. Carroll
Writer, Artist-Archivist, Educator; Stevenson University
The Power of the Press

 

 

 

Maurissa Stone-Bass
Director of Innovation;
The Living Well

Social Media & Branding

 

 

Development & Financial Management

 

 

Jill Steele-McGhee
Founder, CEO; JP Homes Inc.
Owning Your Own Art Space

 

 

Teara Q. Booker
UAL Alumni Cohort' 16
Director, Development & Membership; Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance

Professional Development Best Practices

 

 

Sonja Cendak
Program Director; Robert W. Deutsch Foundation
Grantwriting Intensive

 

 

 

 

Doreen Bolger
Retired, Director;
Baltimore Museum of Art

Resume Writing

 

 

 

 


 

 

Our Partners


 

 

Arts Administrators of Color
www.aacnetwork.org

 

 

 

The Library of Congress
www.loc.gov

 

 

Maryland Citizens for the Arts
www.mdarts.org

 

 

 

 

The Smithsonian Center for Folklife
and Cultural Heritage

https://folklife.si.edu/

 

 

 

Station North Arts Cafe
www.stationnortharts.com