Prof. Ayvaunn Penn (Columbia University Playwriting Dean’s Fellow, Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference Finalist) is all things art and education. She is named by Playbill.com and Black Theatre Coalition as a Next Generation of Black Theatre Professionals honoree. Penn is a playwright-director and lyricist-composer passionate about theatre for social change, applied theatre, and nurturing future generations of theatre artists. Click to follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Visit her personal website at ThePennSpeaks.com.