Rebecca Nichloson (She/Her) is a communications strategist, creative writer, singer/songwriter, performer, and interdisciplinary artist passionate about social equity and civic-minded artistic practice that empowers BIPOC, LGBTQIA, and marginalized communities to thrive and heal from the impacts of historical trauma and systemic inequity. She has 10+ years of strategic communications experience working in the public sector, the arts, and academia. Rebecca holds an M.F.A in Playwriting from Columbia University, an M.A. in English Literature, and a B.A. in Business Administration, in addition to graduate work in publishing studies at the GeorgeWashington University. Awards/Fellowships include: McKnight Fellowship Spoken Word | Honorable Mention (2020), Cedar Cultural Center Commission (2019), Minnesota Opera Mniatures Program Cohort Member (2020), Sesame Street Writers' Room Fellowship (2017), aswell as the Liberace Award, Matthew's Fellowship, and a Howard Stein Fellowship among others. www.RebeccaNichloson.com.