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Jessica Chen

Chen uses movement as a vehicle to heal wounds, share stories and better understand our human existence. The visceral experience of witnessing a moving body can elicit a profound sense of empathy and she believes that empathy is vital in navigating today's cultural landscape. In 2013, Jessica made a miraculous journey back to the stage after...

Fannie Pennington

In 1958, Pennington stepped into the political arena, working on a number of fund-raising campaigns for Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. and community organizations. Then there was the historic March on Washington in 1963, where she coordinated buses from New York to Washington D.C. in an effort led by Bayard Rustin. In 1960 she formed and supervised...

Cashmere Nicole

Cashmere Nicole started Beauty Bakerie alone...

Angie Hicks

Angie Hicks interned during college at CID...

Sara Blakely

Sara Blakely worked at an office supply...

Cher Wang

Cher Wang is a Taiwanese entrepreneur and...

Alyssa Carson

Alyssa Carson strived to be an astronaut and...

Regina Bonelli

Regina is a blues singer-songwriter and musician based in NYC. Love Letter, her latest album, is filled with songs of empowerment. Her original song, "Don't You Put Your Hands On Me" tackles the issues of domestic violence and sexual harassment. She also wrote the songs, both music & lyrics, on her debut recording "Open Up the Door." Her unique...

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