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Laura Rice has worked as an art and university administrator for over 20 years. She has been employed by several highly-regarded arts organizations and educational institutions in Chicago, New York City, and Los Angeles throughout this time.
As the associate director of New York University’s Institute of African-American Affairs, Laura produced numerous conferences, lectures, concerts, film screenings, and festivals, and art exhibitions, including Yari Yari Pamberi: Black Women Writers Dissecting Globalization. This international conference featured over 250 of the world’s leading writers, scholars, and artists, including Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Octavia Butler, Maryse Condé, Nawal El Saadawi, Aminata Traore, Ama Ata Aidoo, Edwidge Danticat, and many others.
At Walker International Communications Group, she led the national public relations campaign for the Dance Theatre of Harlem’s 40th Anniversary and the grassroots marketing efforts for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s performance series at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
In addition to her work in the arts, Laura is the creator and host of Full Body Frequency, a radio show celebrating plus-size women through the exploration of beauty, fashion, health and wellness, art and culture, travel, and love. Rice received a B.A. in English from Mount Holyoke College and an M.S. in Leadership for Creative Enterprises from Northwestern University.