Intersectionality Expert, Author & Award-Winning Blogger
Feminista Jones is a Philadelphia-based feminist writer, public speaker, community activist, and semi-retired social worker. She is an award-winning blogger and the author of the novel Push the Button, the poetry collection The Secret of Sugar Water, and the critically acclaimed Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World From the Tweets to the Streets (Beacon, 2019). Her work centers Black American culture, critical race theory, intersectionality, women’s health and well-being. She sits on the board of the Wayfinder Foundation, a grant-making organization that invests in women making a difference in their underserved communities. Read More >
On Oprah Winfrey Network: The Know
Stanford Online Feminism Conference
Vassar College Commencement Address
The importance of embracing intersectional feminism in the 21st century and how women can empower themselves and each other to be successful in their personal and professional lives.
How activists are using social media to organize movements for social justice. Special topics include: Black Twitter; Movement organizing; Using social media platforms for social change and the context of "Reclaiming Our Space."
Addressing systemic issues related to gender, race and sexual orientation in the workplace. In addition, helping organizations and corporations assess and improve their culture and climate.
Narrative storytelling about survival and healing from trauma as well as advocacy for victims of gender-based violence.
Addressing issues of hunger and poverty in large cities, advocacy for disenfranchised people and how organizations can improve outreach and service provision.
The history of Hip Hop Culture, its influence on greater society and Hip Hop Feminism.
"We had approximately 143 attendees and the feedback within the chat and after were glowing. Such an important and valuable conversation keeps us focused on how Gender and Sexual justice continue to be important in the Black community and within our schools. Thank you again and we hope to have her as a guest again."
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