Sahra Vang Nguyen is a writer, creative producer and entrepreneur currently based in Brooklyn, New York. She has served as the Director of the Writing Success Program at the University of California, Los Angeles where she helped undergraduate students develop their critical thinking and self-empowerment through the writing process. She has produced and filmed a documentary series about NYC entrepreneurs called, "Maker's Lane," which celebrates trailblazers in the entrepreneurial spirit of the American Dream. Currently, Sahra continues her passion for storytelling as a Digital Contributor for NBC News, blogger for The Huffington Post and owner of Lucy's Vietnamese Kitchen in Bushwick, New York.
Join Sahra Vang Nguyen on an inspiring evening of self-expression through literary and artistic means. Develop your critical thinking and self-empowerment through the writing process. Hear Sahra's powerful poems and relatable stories about finding her identity, about effects of modernizing society on her Asian-American upbringing, and many more.
*FREE* Creative Writing Workshop with Sahra
4-5:30PM - Eaton 204
*FREE* Open Mic and Poetry by Sahra
7-9PM - SoGo
- Dinner will be served -
Co-sponsored by Tufts Spoken Word Alliance at Tufts, Tufts Asian Student Coalition, The Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism and Diaspora, and Tufts Asian American Center.
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