A conversation with Iman Shervington on young people and their interactions with new media.
Iman Shervington is the Director of Media and Communications for the Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies, a national nonprofit based in New Orleans whose programming works to improve overall wellness in communities of color. Iman grew up in New Orleans and earned her BA in International Relations from the University of Southern California. She earned a Master of Fine Arts in Directing from Columbia University. As a filmmaker, she uniquely uses her media training in civic and public programming and campaigns. As a core dissemination and outreach strategy she uses digital media platforms to amplify her work with community health programs, curriculum development, participatory action research and media literacy, among other areas of expertise. She has also collaborated with both community partners and university programs for film projects and social campaigns.
Links for this episode:
- Learn more about the types of community programming Iman is involved in.
- Follow her on social media @iMcIsh: Twitter, Instagram
- Learn more about her film projects.