- Swearer Center Staff
Joined Swearer Center Staff in
Where is home to you? Washington, D.C.
B.A. Independent Concentration: Performance Studies: Socially Conscious Art of the Everyday and Ethnic Studies, 2005, Brown University
M.A. Performance Studies, 2010, Northwestern University and PhD coursework completed, Gender Studies Certificate
Sage brings her passion for social justice and youth development to the Swearer Center’s co-curricular initiatives to better prepare Brown students for effective, dynamic community engagement. Sage supports cross-campus initiatives, the Social Innovation Fellowship, the Bonner Community Fellowship, the Storytellers Fellowship, the Arthur Liman Public Interest Fellowship, the iProv Summer Fellowship, and the Royce Fellowship.
Sage has years of experience in museum education, public programming, community arts, organizing, and higher education creative partnerships and collaborations. She previously worked at the National Museum of African American History and Culture and other museums within the Smithsonian. Sage is excited to return to Brown after earning her B.A. here and to continue her PhD, performance poetry/spoken word again in the Providence area.
Sage lives in Providence with her husband Sharrieff and spirited children Sundiata and Samira.
"When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde