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Aimee M. Espiritu
Aimee M. Espiritu is currently the Co-Program Director at Youth Speaks. A Seattle native, she earned a BFA in Industrial Design from the University of Washington and is a credentialed Secondary teacher with a Masters in Urban Education from Holy Names University in Oakland. She has been an educator for over 10 years with a primary focus of engaging young people through creative youth development, curriculum design, exhibit development, and training. It has been her calling to empower youth to recognize their authentic voice as it relates to societal transformation. As an educator and artist, Aimee’s passion for relevant arts education for youth is personal and professional. As a queer Filipina, visual and performance artist, she has been creating art workshops, writing, performing and directing theater for the past 12 years.