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Cheyenne Wyzzard-Jones is the Founder of Resistance Education. She is a Black Femme Ratchademic (ratchet academic) Community Educator. She holds a B.A. in International Development & Social Change (focused on education & gender) from Clark University and an M.A. in Comparative and International Education (focused on curriculum development) from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her mission is centered on disrupting colonial legacies of education that mask itself in the name of development, specifically in communities of color. She uses poetry, hip-hop, and other forms of art to create and implement anticolonial black/ muxerista/ transnational/
indigenous feminist curriculum for black and brown youth. Creating spaces for women/femmes/gnc people of color to heal, unlearn to relearn, and create is also the continued work her ancestors called her to do.
She is Co-Founder of Women of Color in Solidarity, a collective of bad ass women/femmes/gnc people of color who are healing, educating, lifting, and resisting together as women/femmes of color.
Mélat Seyoum is a full-spectrum doula, cartographer, visual storyteller and techie currently based in Brooklyn, New York by way of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Her practice is rooted in an ethos of love and compassionate caregiving, guided by the spirits of her Ethiopian cultural ancestry.
Mélat completed her training as a certified full-spectrum doula and midwifery assistant through Ancient Song. She is also a Lactation Counselor with experience in prenatal nutrition and herbal medicine. Her practice is centered on a desire to provide pathways to safe, meaningful and empowering pregnancy experiences. Mélat has attended
births in homes, hospitals and birthing centers. She embraces holistic wellness and healing that connects mind, body, and spirit.
As a freelance GIS Analyst/Developer, Mélat spends much of her time bringing stories to life through maps. With expertise in GIS, remote sensing and data visualization, she offers consulting services to startups, small business and nonprofits. She also facilitates community tech workshops focused on dismantling the global digital divide through subversive cartographies and critical pedagogy. Mélat believes that the revolution will be digitized and builds technology integration models for resilience and liberation.