What is your most significant accomplishment?
I consider being made executive director of the Baltimore School for the Arts (BSA) my most professional, significant accomplishment. When I took on this role, I shared that I was committing to creating innovative programming while continuing the excellence in arts and academics that our school is known for.
At the same time, we were faced with some tough challenges, and I was ready to tackle those challenges to ensure that BSA would be a safe and positive space for all of our students and staff. The diversity, equity and inclusion work had only just begun. Our practices and values must be reflected in all we do – in the studios and classrooms, and on our stages. I said that the movement toward healing and restoration would be the next steps in our journey. To be able to step into my current role and help set the example and take not only those next steps, but more, is a very significant accomplishment for me.
This is an honoree profile from The Daily Record's Top 100 Women awards. Information for this profile was sourced from the honoree's application for the award.