Meet the board of directors of The Unsung Collective.
Monét X Change
Monét X Change is most well known as the first double crown winner from RuPaul's DragRace, having won Miss Congeniality, and becoming the first queen of color inducted into the Hall of Fame after winning All-Stars 4.
Monét X Change has co-written a chart-topping debut EP Unapologetically, made appearances on film and on television from Lovecraft Country, The World of Madame X, to TheView, and even hosted her own talk show, The Xchange Rate as part of the BUILD Network stable of programming produced by YAHOO!.
Monét currently channels her socio-political humor as the co-host of two podcasts, SIBLING RIVALRY with Bob The Drag Queen, as well as co-hosting EBONY AND IRONY with the legendary Lady Bunny.
Christopher Thomas Barrett
Christopher Thomas Barrett is a graduate of Buffalo State College, where he graduated with a bachelor’s with honors in International Business administration. Upon relocating to NYC, he continued his educational journey by obtaining degrees in Buying Management (Fashion Institute of Technology) and Project Management (CUNY School of Professional Studies).
After an early career in fashion, Christopher shifted his focus to the performing arts. There he serves as the Manager of the Executive Office at the world renowned and venerable Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. In his role, he focuses his attention on bringing diversity, inclusiveness and equity to all artistic programs and the stages of Lincoln Center.
Steven De'Juan Booth
Steven De'Juan Booth (he/him) is an archivist, independent researcher, and member of The Blackivists, a collective of trained Black memory workers who provide expertise on archiving and preservation practices to communities in the Chicagoland area. He is currently the archivist/project manager of the Johnson Publishing Company Archive for the Getty Research Institute and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Hannah Kern is a teacher and special eduction coordinator in the Washington Heights Inwood Community. Hannah is passionate about educating all learners and advocating for students who need additional supports. She received her bachelor’s degree from James Madison University in 2014, and her masters in education and special education from New York University in 2017. In her spare time Hannah enjoys SoulCycle, her puppy Monty, reading, and spending time with friends.
Harris Crain Brown
Harris Crain Brown (he/him) is currently a Master Teacher in the Washington Heights Inwood Community . He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor's degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Harris has held multiple leadership roles at The Equity Project Charter school and is currently responsible for the math curriculum and achievement of the entire 8th grade cohort .Harris is an alumni member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and Teach For America.