AIGA Minnesota Diversity & Inclusion: Call for Committee Members

July 27, 2017

AIGA Minnesota’s Director of Diversity & Inclusion is seeking to create a committee to help the organization become more inclusive. Participating in the committee will help amplify the positive impact of the national AIGA Task Force within our local chapter.

The committee’s focus would be pointed at access to our organization, improving inclusion efforts of existing programs and events, trainings for our board and members on systemic oppression, the gaining and retention of marginalized creatives, mentorships for leadership positions, and educating our industry on what it means to be inclusive.

Interested in Joining?

If you are interested in becoming a part of the diversity and inclusion efforts within AIGA Minnesota, please email our Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Terresa Hardaway.

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Terresa Moses
Terresa Moses
Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Terresa Moses is the Creative Director of Blackbird Revolt, a design studio which uses art and design to create conscious messaging and works with a number of organizations that are effecting social change. She is also an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Department of Art & Design. She graduated with her BFA in Fashion Design and minor in African-American Studies from the University of North Texas in 2008. After completing her BFA, she worked as a graphic apparel designer for over six years at a sports agency before going back to UNT to complete her MFA in Design Research with a minor in Anthropology in 2015.

Her design research interests include; “Project Naptural” a project on Black natural hair and its effects on the self-identity of Black women, “Racism Untaught” a project to help integrate anti-racist concepts into design classrooms, empowering marginalized and underrepresented communities, and rewriting denigrating social narratives. She serves as the Director of Diversity & Inclusion for AIGA Minnesota (the professional organization for design) and currently leads the committee on a campaign about privilege called Do Better Minnesota. She also serves on the executive board of the Duluth NAACP as the advisor for College Chapter at UMD and Young Adult Committee Chair. Lastly, she serves on the board of the Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial Committee.