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Women Rising XIV: International Changemakers in the Arts


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Velina Brown, Lisa Hori-Garcia, and Kevin Rolston in a scene from San Francisco Mime Troupes Making a Killing 2007. Source:

Velina Brown, Lisa Hori-Garcia, and Kevin Rolston in a scene from San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Making a Killing 2007." Source:

Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society.

On this edition, we profile four artist activists. Velina Brown is a core actor with the world famous San Francisco Mime Troupe. So An is a singer activist in Haiti. Jaishri Abichandani is an artist and curator with the South Asian Women’s Creative Collective and Zimbabwean Rutendo Mudzamiri teams with the International Museum of Women to launch the “Imagining Ourselves” online art exhibit.


Velina Brown, actor in the San Francisco Mime Troup; So An, Haitian singer activist; Jaishri Abichandani, artist and curator with South Asian Women’s Creative Collective; Rutendo Mudzamiri, artist and activist.

Senior Producer/Host: Tena Rubio
Women Rising Producer: Lynn Feinerman
Women Rising Host: Sandina Robbins
Women Rising Sound Editor: Stephanie Welch

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Velina Brown

San Francisco Mime Troupe
Haiti Action Committee – Berkeley, CA

Exit Art – New York, NY
International Museum of Women – San Francisco, CA

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