Yla Eason '71 - Black Images Matter6:00pm - 7:30pm Online Event
About This Event
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.
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.