Alanah is Bronx NY born & Baltimore Based Performance Artist/Spoken Word Poet, Consultant, Organizer & Mother of two to Blair (7) & Harper (5). She Is a big belly, hearted, and loud black woman of West Indian descent who is best known for the impact of her voice in her arts & social change community in Baltimore and Beyond. In the past two years alone Alanah has marketed & produced a countless number of events, projects & campaigns for non-profits & small businesses that are arts, culture & social change focused. Many of Alanah's days since 2015 have been filled with bringing ideas & platforms to fruition. Using arts & culture as a catalyst for change is her superpower. Ranging from production assistant to project coordinator, host & performer Alanah has maintained an ambitious style of arts-based contract procurement in varying degrees at organizations & initiatives like Baltimore's Promise, Movement Law Lab, Impact Hub Baltimore, Motor House, New Creatures/Red Bull Amaphiko, Maryland State Arts Council + more.
MA in Social Design students have a variety of backgrounds and experiences and come from around the world to explore the designer’s role and responsibility in advancing equity and social justice.