Disrupting rape culture from within
Already registered for GIW2021? No worries, simply add events you want to attend to in your calendar and we will send you the right links!
Danielle Ayersme too. International
Denise Beekme too. International
Denise Beek is a communications strategist who has worked in the nonprofit sector for over a decade. She is a Caribbean-American performance writer, improv artist, and board member of BlackStar Projects. As Chief Communications Officer for ‘me too.’, she oversees external communications, engages with its stakeholders, and creates strategies to raise the visibility of the organization and center survivors. She works primarily to change the way people talk about sexual violence, this movement’s work, and survivorship. Denise’s professional trajectory is undergirded by her passion for gender equity and racial justice. Her experience is a mix of arts administration, cultural production and community engagement at organizations like the Painted Bride Art Center, the Black Lily Film & Music Festival, and the Union Square Awards. From 2013-2018, she served as Communications Director for the Leeway Foundation, a regional grantmaker that supports women, trans, and gender nonconforming artists in Greater Philadelphia.
Nikita Mitchellme too. International
Nikita Mitchell has committed herself to the Black Freedom movement, to the issues that intersect and are critical to that fight. She understands intimately the importance of the work as a Black queer woman, mother, and survivor herself. She currently serves as the Interim National Director of the Rising Majority, a Black and POC led formation committed to structural and transformational change domestically and internationally. She also serves as the Organizational Strategist for ‘me too.’ movement. Previously, Nikta was the Director of Organizing for Black Lives Matter Global Network and the Training Specialist for Praxis.