Diverse Women In Tech Spotlight | Dr. Deanna (Dee) Kimbrel

“We are pleased to spotlight Dr. Dee Kimbrel a black woman in tech Attend Diverse Women in Tech Mixer at Douglass Auditorium at 36 King Street  Friday June 14th | 5pm-7pm About Dr. Dee Dr. Deanna (Dee) Kimbrel has worked as a diversity and inclusion practitioner, educator, entrepreneur, and administrator for the last 13 years.Continue reading “Diverse Women In Tech Spotlight | Dr. Deanna (Dee) Kimbrel”

Artists Talk Spotlight featuring Faith Gruver | Why We Need Art, Diversity, & Culture June 8th

540 is thrilled to partner with Rochester Artist Collaborative for the inaugural “Artists Talk” Event Saturday June 8th // 2pm-4pm Douglass Auditorium at 36 King Street About Faith Gruver Faith Gruver is best known for a style that brings classical art into the modern era, with a passion for creating images that celebrate diversity. With settingsContinue reading “Artists Talk Spotlight featuring Faith Gruver | Why We Need Art, Diversity, & Culture June 8th”

Artists Talk Spotlight featuring Shelby Zink | Why We Need Art, Diversity, & Culture June 8th

540 is thrilled to partner with Rochester Artist Collaborative for the inaugural “Artists Talk” Event Saturday June 8th // 2pm-4pm Douglass Auditorium at 36 King Street About Shelby Zink Shelby Zink is a multidisciplinary designer and public health advocate based in Rochester New York. Shelby is an alumna of Syracuse University Industrial and Interaction Design programContinue reading “Artists Talk Spotlight featuring Shelby Zink | Why We Need Art, Diversity, & Culture June 8th”

Artists Talk Spotlight featuring Olivia Kim | Why We Need Art, Diversity, & Culture June 8th

540 is thrilled to partner with Rochester Artist Collaborative for the inaugural “Artists Talk” Event Saturday June 8th // 2pm-4pm Douglass Auditorium at 36 King Street About Olivia Kim Olivia Kim is a figure sculptor based in Rochester, New York, USA. She specializes in the ever-changing architecture of human body language, capturing split-second moments in bronzeContinue reading “Artists Talk Spotlight featuring Olivia Kim | Why We Need Art, Diversity, & Culture June 8th”

3rd Annual Black Women Roc! Nomination Period Open | May 28 – June 2, 2019

We are pleased to open the nomination period for 540’s 3rd Annual Black Women Roc! Campaign About Black Women Roc!  Now in it’s 3rd year; Black Women Roc! is a digital media campaign that highlights the accomplishments of local black women who are change agents in the Rochester community.  540WMain features courses and workshops taught by women that are rootedContinue reading “3rd Annual Black Women Roc! Nomination Period Open | May 28 – June 2, 2019”