As a board, we continuously strive to bring keynote speakers who represent the important work that is being done in our masculine of center community. We are excited to announce B. Cole will be one of our Keynote Speakers for the 2021 BUTCH Voices Virtual Conference! Cole will be our Keynote Speaker on Saturday 21, 2021.
B. Cole holds an MSc from the London School of Economics and has worked as a community facilitator, strategist, and consultant for the last 15 years. She is a co founder of City Dibs, a social justice development organization building Black Sovereignty. Their projects include: Dovecote Café, a community based oasis & café; Brioxy, a training pipeline for young people of color buying land and launching organizations collectively, and the House of Sedulō an artist residency for Black artists across the globe. Previously, Cole launched the Brown Boi Project, the largest leadership development organization for young LGBT people of color in the US. She also coined the term “Masculine of Center” and published Freeing Ourselves: A Guide to Health and Self Love for Brown Bois as part of her work advancing new frames of gender. An Echoing Green Fellow, Coro Fellow, Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar, and Spirit of Dolores Huerta Award recipient, she has worked across the US and internationally on issues of leadership development and social capital.
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