Mi'Jan Celie Tho-Biaz

Mi'Jan Celie Tho-Biaz

Dr. Mi'Jan Celie Tho-Biaz, Ed.D., is 2017 Documentarian-In-Residence with the Institute of American Indian Arts' Essential Studies Department, Santa Fe Community Foundation lead designer for the Women of Color Leadership Initiative, and founding convener for the 2017 Black and Indigenous Social Movement Documentarian Summit, to be hosted at Omega Institute.

From 2015 to 2016, Mi'Jan Celie was a Visiting Scholar with the Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics at Columbia University; inaugural leadership participant with The Banff Centre's New Fundamentals in Creative Ecology, as well as the Aspen Institute’s Franklin Project; and Steinem Initiative lead designer and facilitator for the 2016 public policy digital storytelling and documentation pilot project with women organizers who labor for reproductive justice, at Smith College.

Mi'Jan Celie's deepest passion and commitment resides in: writing, gathering, amplifying and uncovering healing narratives of personal transformation and community social change.