PreXFenway 2015 Speakers

Deepti Navaratna, Musician/Neuroscientist/Cultural Entrepreneur; Founder and Director of Carnatic Alchemy Project, New England Conservatory of Music

Deepti Navaratna, Musician/Neuroscientist/Cultural Entrepreneur; Founder and Director of Carnatic Alchemy Project, New England Conservatory of Music

 

Deepti Navaratna is a neuroscientist and musician based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. An accomplished South Indian Classical musician, her music has been presented at premiere performing spaces in the United States such as Asia Society (New York City), Symphony Space (New York City), Jordan Hall (Boston), Harvard Arts Museum (Cambridge), Museum of Fine Arts (Boston), Yale […]

Matthew Rouser, Code for Boston

Matthew Rouser, Code for Boston

Matthew Rouser is a Detroit native who’s traveled, studied, lived and worked internationally and at home. He is a strategist and technologist who is passionate about urban space.  He has devoted his career to making cities better for the people that dwell in them and promoting understanding of how we interact with city environments and […]

Ashley Rose, Poet; Poetry Instructor/ Arts Advocacy Assistant at Wang Center City Spotlights; Lead Organizer/Facilitator for Participatory Budgeting Project Boston

Ashley Rose, Poet; Poetry Instructor/ Arts Advocacy Assistant at Wang Center City Spotlights; Lead Organizer/Facilitator for Participatory Budgeting Project Boston

Ashley-Rose is a Haitian-American educator, organizer, actress and award-winning poet from Boston who attended Northeastern University. In 2014 Ashley-Rose was  named one of the most influential people under age 35 in Boston and was awarded the ONEin3  Positive Impact Award for her work with within arts, education and youth development.Her work has been has been […]

Ron Mallis, Founder/Director, Boston APP/Lab

Ron Mallis, Founder/Director, Boston APP/Lab

Ron Mallis is founder and director of BostonAPP/Lab. Launched in January 2013 via the Boston Society of Architects, the Lab (www.bostonapp.org) has as its major goal that of “incubating new collaborarations to support art in greater Boston’s public places.” Through its nearly 20 workshops, held for the most part at the BSA, participants have included […]

Justin Kang, Executive Director, City Awake

Justin Kang, Executive Director, City Awake

A community organizer at heart, Justin is the Executive Director of City Awake where he is focused on establishing Greater Boston as a global hub for social impact. In 2014, City Awake partnered with 233 organizations to host its inaugural ten day festival which included 99 events attended by nearly 10000 attendees. In addition to […]

Julie Judson, Manager of Institutional Advancement at Citi Performing Arts Center

Julie Judson, Manager of Institutional Advancement at Citi Performing Arts Center

Julie Judson has been working at Citi Performing Arts Center for three years and currently serves as the Manager of Institutional Advancement. Julie works closely with Citi Center’s Board of Directors and Overseers, cultivates and stewards companies who are members of the Corporate Leadership Program, and plans and implements fundraising special events.  Working closely with […]