Meet Iymani

Meet our newest team member Iymani! She is a fierce advocate and community builder whose identity as a southern black femme has driven and guided her work. From her previous roles, she brings great experience in community organizing, advocacy, and program development for a myriad of causes. 

She has served as a Programs associate at VAE Raleigh. Where her focus was supporting marginalized folks within the arts through programmatic opportunities, grants and curating fellowships. Iymani has also worked with Habitat for Humanity, The Banarbas Network and other local initiatives focusing on housing access within the triad. 

She is a graduate of UNC Greensboro where she received her degree in Psychology and African American studies with a minor in Sociology. She is also a former Muslim Women For Social Justice Fellow.  

Iymani is passionate about creating a world where her community sees new suns and has access to everything they need and desire. In her free time, she enjoys hitting up art museums, crate digging for new records, trying new recipes or scrolling TikTok. 

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