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Teaching Artists

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Dominique Fishback, Senior Company Member/Teaching Artist, has been a member of Girl Be Heard since the first workshop in 2008 and now teaches the girl-empowerment curriculum in public schools throughout the City. In addition to writing about her personal experiences growing up in East New York, she developed a large body of work through GBH’s human rights education program dealing with issues affecting girls in the developing world including rape in the Congo and forced child marriage. Dom has toured the country with Project Girl and the UN Girl Up Foundation, performed at the White House and makes regular appearances at the United Nations. Dominique is in the honors program at Pace University.

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Mildred Victoria Jones-Hamm, Senior Company Member /Teaching Artist, has a wealth of experience running youth programs in her hometown of Detroit, Michigan. She managed an inner city youth activities program through the Detroit Police and the Parks and Recreation departments. She represented Detroit as a youth leader at state level, volunteering and teaching young girls about empowerment and self-esteem through the “Be your Best Self “ campaign. Since moving to Brooklyn to pursue a BFA in theater from CUNY, she has become a rising star at GBH, through whom she facilitates workshops at Bread and Roses High School.  As a member of GBH, Mildred was nominated by the Planet Connections Festival for Best Cameo role for her chilling portrayal of a violent pimp in Trafficked.