Kadiatou Tubman (They/She) is the Manager of Education Programs and Outreach at the Schomburg Center and director of the Schomburg Center's renowned Junior Scholars Program. Kadiatou is a writer, public historian, educator, and administrator, and her pedagogy centralizes historical literacy, abolition, and arts education. She received her Bachelor's degree in History and Africana Studies from Union College, and her Master's degree in History Education from Columbia University. Her mission in life is to spread joy and achieve liberation. Kadiatou is the founder/executive producer of NYC's Black Lives Matter Teen Conference, and the lead producer of the annual Black Comic Book Festival. Her work has been featured on NPR, NBC News, USA Today, CW11 News, PBS NewsHour, and TheGrio. She has hosted a number of programs with scholars like Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr. and Dr. Imani Perry; activist and BLM founder Patrisse Cullors; Super Bowl Champion & activist Michael Bennett; and legendary hip hop artists DJ Kool Herc, Big Daddy Kane, and Darryl McDaniels (DMC). You can learn more about her at kadiatoutubman.com or @kadiatoutubman on Instagram.