Feb 11

Yla Eason '71 - Black Images Matter

6:00pm - 7:30pm Online Event

About This Event

Yla Eason '71

Alumna Yla Eason '71 leads a discussion entitled Black Images Matter: The Importance of Being Seen Positively. Eason recently received the Women Leaders in Innovation Award from the N.J. Chamber of Commerce for being a woman who embodies the best of outside-the-box thinking. She was recognized for being the founder of Olmec Toys, a multicultural toy company. Her Sun-Man action figure was the first Black superhero toy created to promote positive self-images for her son and other children.

This event will include the Fitchburg State Chamber Choir performing "The 23rd Psalm" by Bobby McFerrin.

Join the discussion at https://meet.google.com/akx-spzz-ijr or click here to view a livestream.

Offered as part of the university's observance of Black History Month and presented as part of the Fitchburg State University Alumni Association's Falcon Talks series.