Parent Talk Live
What is the Impact of Body Shaming on Girls,Specifically Girls of Color
Dr. Mike Robinson, host of Parent Talk Live discussed the impact of body shaming on girls, specifically girls of color with Brynn Plummer an education activist and currently holds the role of Managing Director of Alumni Leadership of Teach For America—Nashville.
Brynn Plummer is an education activist and currently holds the role of Managing Director of Alumni Leadership of Teach For America—Nashville. Prior to taking on her current role, Brynn worked to develop the diversity and equity programming that equipped Teach For America Nashville’s teachers with the critical consciousness and cultural competence needed to be exceptional teachers of students of color and students in poverty. Brynn has designed and presented more than 60 sessions on cultural competence, equity leadership, intergroup dialogue, multi-partial facilitation, and intersectional related issues that impact the schooling of children. Brynn previously taught middle school humanities at West End Middle School in Nashville, and pre-kindergarten at Bloomingdale Family Program – Headstart in Harlem, NY. Brynn holds a BA in English & Comparative Literature from Columbia University, where she focused on Post-Colonial literature, Black British literature and modern-American radical poetry, and a MA in Education, Grades 4-8 from Lipscomb University. Originally hailing from Greensboro, North Carolina, Brynn has called Nashville home for five years now. Brynn identifies as a mixed-race, Black, LGBTQ-inclusive, plus-size, radical feminist from the South, and all the beauty, complications, and tensions those identities produce.