Funmilola has presented keynotes, workshops, theatrical productions and commencement speeches at dozens of universities throughout the U.S. and internationally.
Primary presentation topics and programs are detailed below. These topics can be specialized to suit the specific needs of the event / campus.
Campus residencies (artist-in-residence / scholar-in-residence) include all of the listed programming.
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Everyday Transformations: Becoming a Force for Good in the World and Your World. Program on the inextricable link between personal development, community, culture and social transformation. Ethics without a paired politics is largely meaningless. Similarly, calls for social change without activating one's personal accountability and agency are largely fruitless. Beyond the cliché, we are examining the principles and practices that will aid us in 'becoming the change' we desire to see in the world.
A Formula for Justice. Program on historical and contemporary justice movements - Centering the work of racial justice and Black freedom movements in the U.S. and diaspora.
YOU ARE YOUR BEST THING
You Are Your Best Thing. Program on personal development, self-awareness, confidence, health, healing, well-being and emotional intelligence. Highlighting practices to develop greater authenticity and courage. Addressing key tools to step into your power in unfamiliar and intimidating spaces.
Programs on the Arts specifically tailored to the needs of the students. Primary themes include storytelling, script writing, directing and producing for beginners, Art as advocacy, Black Arts Movement, Black Theater Movement.
The Intersection: Woke Black Folk is an award-winning, internationally touring theater production on the complexities of Black political identity and a story about how humans navigate nuance amidst a claustrophobic political landscape.
Programs curated for women, often specifically for Black women and girls / Black women students as a heart-centered space to examine our conceptions of womanhood, sisterhood, vulnerability, femininity, feminism(s) / womanism, cultural expectations and self-perception.