The International Modern day Ensemble welcomes Chiwoniso Kaitano to its Board of Directors. Chiwoniso is Govt Director of Lady Be Read, a world-wide NGO that advocates for social transform by performing arts and storytelling. Beforehand, she served as Executive Director of Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy, a 30 calendar year old Brooklyn-centered arts and society corporation. Chiwoniso has extensive been concerned in the arts scene including founding the prolonged-standing literary sequence TheSALON, and co-founding Africa Redux, a system that promotes the art, tradition and new music of Africa.
Chiwoniso “Chi” Kaitano retains a law degree from the London School of Economics and a Masters in Global Affairs from Columbia University’s Faculty for Global and Community Affairs. She also serves on the Board of Administrators of two New York City-dependent nonprofits, the Brooklyn Conservatory of Tunes and The Center for Fiction. Originally from Zimbabwe, Chi lives in Brooklyn with her loved ones. Hook up with Chi on Twitter @chiwonisok.
Board President Claude Arpels states, “Chiwoniso has labored at the intersection of artwork, education, and social justice for a long time, which is a ideal in shape for our board. Also, her expertise as a nonprofit Govt Director will be a terrific support to our artist-led corporation. We are honored and energized that Chiwoniso has agreed to be part of the board of the Global Contemporary Ensemble.”
The Ensemble has also hired a new Small business and Finance Manager, Keisha Husain. Keisha Husain is a wife, mom and self proclaimed “figures nerd” from Brooklyn, NY. She has invested the majority of her vocation in administration inside the nonprofit sector performing for businesses together with The Shubert Group, Kingsborough Neighborhood University Performing Arts Centre (KPAC), and Concertante Chamber Ensemble. She gained her BA and MBA from Marist University and currently resides with her family in Queens, NY.
Govt Director Jennifer Kessler says, “We are thrilled to welcome Keisha to our team team. Keisha brings extensive experience in nonprofit organization affairs, accounting, and fiscal ideal tactics, and is assisting condition our interior systems to be substantially extra productive and powerful for the potential. She provides a curiosity and dedication to her do the job ethic that are exceptional and amazing traits to have in a colleague. I talk on behalf of the full workers when I say that she actually rounds out our group in the finest probable techniques.”