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Leading Positive Change: Social Entrepreneur Leadership
March 10, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
March 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CST
Please join faculty and students of the Communication and Leadership Degree for a conversation with bbatx, an Austin nonprofit, about starting your own nonprofit and learning what it takes to lead positive change. Join us on Zoom at https://utexas.zoom.us/j/92757612897
Originally from the small town of Rio Hondo, Texas, Jane Hervey (she/her) is a creative director, entrepreneur and recording artist, living and working in Austin, Texas. She is the founding director of bbatx, and actively designs communication strategies and experiences for other arts and entertainment organizations, nonprofits and creative start-ups. Over the years, she has worked with a range of people and places—from small organizations and individual artists to projects with Bumble, The Line Hotel, Red Bull and Dr. Marten’s.
As a musician, since putting out her first four-track EP “Sour Grapefruit” in 2019, she has opened for OSHUN, Nomi Ruiz, Bunny Michael and more. Her work has been profiled in publications like Texas Monthly and Forbes, and in 2017 she was inducted into the City of Austin’s Women’s Hall of Fame. You can learn more at janeclairehervey.com.
Xochi Solis (she/her) is a mixed media artist born and raised in Austin, Texas. Her works include multilayered, collaged paintings constructed from paint, hand-dyed paper, vinyl, plastics, and images from found books and magazines. As an accomplished artist and leader in her community with over 15 years of experience, Solis is enthusiastic about continuing to transform her practice as a cultural producer into a vehicle for active citizenship and civic responsibility. In addition to her studio practice, she manages and spins records with Austin chapter of Chulita Vinyl Club with a focus on the preservation and performance of Tejanx culture. She also serves as the Board President at bbatx, a 501c3 nonprofit in Austin, Texas. xochisolis.com / @xochisolis
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