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Anti-Racist Feminisms: A Speaker Series: Lady Dia
February 18, 2022 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pmFree
Join the Anti-Racist Feminisms: A Speaker Series with Lady Dia as she speaks to the theme of anti-racist feminisms.
This event is funded by UBC’s Anti-Racism Initiatives Fund and by the Department of Community, Culture and Global Studies.
About the Speaker
Lady Dia is a Lozi mother, wife and artist. She has planted the seed for a culture of community based, non-performative engagement in dealing with systemic racial issues for I-BPOC in Kelowna, through the philosophy of Ubuntu.
As City of Kelowna’s Artist in Residence 2021, she focused on true inclusivity and space making for I-BPOC creatives. As a recent recipient of the Telus Storyhive grant, Lady Dia created space for creative mothers of all races and cultures to share their story and art.
She is matron of the House of Hope, a space governed by the philosophy of Ubuntu in daily living. Lady Dia is a founding member of Kinfolk Nation- an African, Caribbean artist collective, as well as co-founder of the Africa Ubuntu Association, an organization that serves to foster a sense of community for Africans, those of African descent and friends of Africa.