Vashti Dubois is a social practice artist, creative scholar, and institution-builder who earned her BA at Wesleyan University. She has a background in theater and nonprofit program development, with an emphasis on womxn and girls. In 2015 she founded the Colored Girls Museum (TCGM) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a grassroots “place-based” living museum that honors and memorializes the experiences of women and girls of the African diaspora. Today TCGM is home base for an ever-widening circle of artists and scholars who create projects that center community. Dubois’ forthcoming book, Housework: A Memoir, will be released in 2023.