Hallie Haglund, show writer and executive producer of Wyatt Cenac’s Problems Areas; Maeve Higgins, podcast host and author of Meave in America (Penguin Books); and RaFia Santana, digital artist and media maker were the featured Agents of Change honorees in the fourth installment of our 2019 Spring Series—the QWERTY Exhibition at the N-Y Historical Society. Each honoree shared their experiences and talked about the multimedia landscape to our mentees in their keynote addresses.
GIRLS WRITE NOW ARTISTS:
Today’s mentees bravely and confidently showcased their best digital work, tackling female empowerment, overcoming fears and insecurities, and what it means to grow up. Every digital project presented at QWERTY will be published in the Ctrl+B: Girls Write Now 2019 Multimedia Anthology. Check out the soft launch here!
Red Room Presenters:
Havi Pham, Alexis Morgan, Maya Gustave. Lily Ma, Blake Coniglio, Rithika Maheshwari, Jyoti Gandhi Laverack, Sanjana Kaicker, Alin Suarez, Darcie Wu
Blue Room Presenters:
Fariya Farah, Jordan Mangi, Victoria Gao, Sierra Blanco, Tiffanie Roye, Joanne Kang, Zeynep Akyurt, Easmin Chowdhury, Shea Formanes, Alicia Sanchez, Kylie Gil, Maxx Carr, Mekkiayah Jacobs, Ysabelle Fernandez, Laila Steven
Green Room Presenters:
Amanda Castillo, Olivia Hom, Danielle Zhong, YuQing (Winni)Tan, Lauren Cichon, Serena Yang, Pilar Lu-Heda, Emma Chinedo, Ayo Akintayo, Princess Olu-Talabi, Mina Nishimoto, Nora Knoepflmacher
Talatou Bah, Jilyenne Martinez, D Townes, Adriana Cisneros, Maliyah Mohamed, Maisha Nabila, Princesa Santos, Emily Mendez, Kaya Middleton, Khalilah Wise, Tiffany Mustopa, Aleina Dume, Isabella Lashley