Carolyn Woodruff

Interview by Chief Executive July 2020 Photo courtesy Woodruff Family Law Group Carolyn Woodruff, based in North Carolina, is an American lawyer, businesswoman, domestic violence activist, and philanthropist. She is also an author, a World Dance star, and a multi-engine airplane pilot. In 1989, Woodruff was the youngest in the first group of lawyers in … Continue reading Carolyn Woodruff

Chief Justice Cheri Beasley

Transcribed interview by Visual Collaborative A conversation with Ade Olufeko July 2020 Illustration by Visual Collaborative Cheri Beasley currently serves as the Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court in the United States. She has served in numerous positions to include the North Carolina Court of Appeals and as a District Court Judge. As … Continue reading Chief Justice Cheri Beasley

Gal Shitrit

Interview by Visual Collaborative July 2020 Yaffo Saloniki – Simcha Barbiro Gal Shitrit, is a singer, actress, and dancer based in Israel. She performs as a soprano singer in the musical MAMMA MIA. Her accomplishments include performances at the national theater in Tel Aviv HABIMA. As a feature in our Oxygen interview series, Gal discusses … Continue reading Gal Shitrit

Karen Savage-Blue

Interview by Visual Collaborative June 2020 Photo courtesy Karen Savage-Blue Karen Savage-Blue is a painter based in Minnesota. As a feature in our Visual Collaborative Oxygen interview series, Karen talks to us about her work, background, and aspirations as a creative professional. We also discuss her connection to The Fond du Lac Band of Ojibwe … Continue reading Karen Savage-Blue

Sheila Ruiz

Interview by Visual Collaborative June 2020 Sheila Ruiz outside the Cinnamon Club, London. Photo by Ivan Gonzalez  Sheila Ruiz, based in London, is Deputy Director at the Royal African Society, where she focuses on organizational development, partnership-building, and acts as the cultural head for the charity. She has over 15 years’ experience working in the … Continue reading Sheila Ruiz

Teodore Thomas

Interview by Visual Collaborative May 2020 Photo courtesy Teodore Thomas Teodore Thomas is a graphic designer based in Miami, Florida. As a featured profile in our Oxygen interview series, Thomas talks about his career and experience in the design industry. He also talks about his faith which is based on Christian and biblical principles. (VC) Outside … Continue reading Teodore Thomas

Les Nubians

Interview by Chief Editor May 2020 Les Nubians is a french female duo that emerged out of Bordeaux France in the 1990s. Hélène and Célia Faussart’s jazzy, sophisticated style of R&B that combined French lyrics garnered the respect of fellow artists, sound engineers, and fans all over the last few decades. As one of the … Continue reading Les Nubians

Ana Martins (Aheneah)

Interview by Visual Collaborative July 2019 Ana Martins better known as Aheneah, is a Portuguese artist and designer. Aheneah’s design background with her grandmother’s embroidery teachings produces multidisciplinary masterpieces as public installations. As a feature in our “Vivencias” interview series Ana discusses the digital and analog processes of her work and goal to deconstruct, decontextualize … Continue reading Ana Martins (Aheneah)