OTHER BROWN GIRL

OTHER BROWN GIRL

Jing Lauengco

2021 Technovation Winner

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ORIGINAL PITCH DESCRIPTION:
OTHER BROWN GIRL (OBG) is a Brown-owned, woman-owned social impact community storytelling platform that encourages WOMEN of CULTURE leading COLORFUL + CREATIVE LIVES to spark deeper diversity conversations through design + digital storytelling. Through the OBG brand, website, blog, podcast, city + in-school programming, multicultural diversity panels, + mentoring, OBG elevates multicultural voices + visibility. OBG creates a pipeline for mentoring and role modeling; links cities, educators, + companies through design + innovation; addresses the lack of modern multicultural female representation in media, creative entrepreneurship, + speaking roles; and expands diversity, equity, + inclusion to include a first- and second-generation multicultural immigration lens.


Keep up to date with OTHER BROWN GIRL on their website, and by following Jing on Instagram.


May 17, 2021

OBG is participating in a panel at Literary Cleveland’s 2021 Inkubator. The How Storytelling Can Lead to Social Change panel (Sunday, July 25) will explore, “the practices of AAPI [Asian American and Pacific Islander] creativity, intersectionality, grassroots community organizing, and resilience that uplift immigrant stories to create social and political change.”

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