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Jasmine Roberson

Jasmine Roberson
BA in English, Black Studies minor, University of Illinois at Chicago

 Area(s) of Interest: Music, TV/film, Visual arts, Fine arts, Performing arts, Theatre, Dance, Photography, Video/digital media, Arts/music festivals, Nonprofit work, Entrepreneurship

Experience: Working at Stony Island Arts Bank for Anthony Gallery resident exhibitions.

Ideal Job in 10 Years: Exhibition Curator

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? I strive to become a leader in the Chicago arts community and promote the work of marginalized and underrepresented artists. MSLCE will help me understand all the ways one may play a role in the administrative side of arts institutions.

 What are you most looking forward to about the MSLCE program? I am excited to meet other students with the same interests and field of study.

If you could have lunch with one person (living or dead), who would it be? J. California Cooper because she is my all time favorite writer.

Which leader or influential figure inspires you the most and why? Alice Walker because she emphasizes the importance of healing and community support amongst Black women.

Where are you from? Chicago, IL