Danicia Monét is an arts & culture ambassador and urban planner pursuing her Ph.D. on the User-Experience for Race. Her applied research is based on the context of Race & Space – Growing Critical Cultural Capacity in the Built Environment. As a fellow with Americans for the Arts and Transporation for America, she challenges the ideas of public spaces and place-making to encourage a people-centric status quo. Danicia holds a Bachelor in Urban Planning and Spanish & a Masters in Nonprofit Management with a focus on global relations and sustainability. She is a creative director, interaction designer, and planner based in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The creation of the Center for Black Literature & Culture is made possible thanks to a generous grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.