Emily Perlmeter, Community Development Analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Miguel Solis, President, Latino Center for Leadership Development
Carol Zou, Project Manager/Artist-in-Residence, Trans.lation
With Emily DeRuy, Senior Associate Editor, The Atlantic
Emily DeRuy is a senior associate editor at The Atlantic, where she covers education.
Dr. Faith Nibbs is a cultural anthropologist and was the founding Director of the Forced Migration Innovation pilot project at Southern Methodist University from where this current program was conceived.
Emily Perlmeter is Community Development Analyst for Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
Miguel became the youngest board member ever elected to the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees on November 5, 2013 through special election. Soon after, he was re-elected to serve a three year term. On June 26, 2014, Miguel was selected by his fellow Trustees as the Board President, making him the youngest ever to serve in the position. Miguel has been appointed to the Citywide Poverty Task Force and Joint Committee on Education by Dallas Mayor Michael S. Rawlings and was recently chosen for the Aspen Institute’s Rodel Fellowship as one of the nation’s promising young political leaders.
Carol Zou is a Texangelena by way of the Chinese diaspora. Her work focuses on layered human geographies, craft as non-western cultural production, and polyvocality through a community organizing model. Her work ranges from facilitated community collaborations to more personally driven, conceptual works. Carol is the current project manager/artist-in-residence for Trans.lation, an arts and cultural platform initiated by Rick Lowe and commissioned by the Nasher Sculpture Center, located in the refugee neighborhood of Vickery Meadow, Dallas, Texas.