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Salem N. Tsegaye

Editor, Createquity

Salem N. Tsegaye previously worked at The New York Community Trust, a community foundation, where she managed two collaborative funds, the New York City Cultural Agenda Fund, which supports arts and cultural advocacy, policy, and equity in the city, and the Fund for New Citizens, which supports immigrant rights advocacy, immigration legal services, and capacity-building for immigrant-led nonprofits. Prior to The Trust, Salem worked as a grant writer for the Queens Museum, and as a training and technical assistance provider for small and mid-size nonprofits in Washington D.C. She holds an MA in Design Studies from Parsons The New School for Design and a BA in Cultural Anthropology from Duke University. Salem currently serves as Assistant Director of the Arts Research Institute at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts.