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Writing Towards Resiliency: A Writing & Reflection Workshop

Tim Hall is an Assistant Professor in the Professional Music Department. He is an award winning educator, saxophonist, spoken word artist, and creative entrepreneur with 15+ years of professional music and performance experience. Hailing from Detroit, MI, Tim Hall uses poetry as a form of creative expression to draw inspiration from charting the nuances of blackness, masculinity, and the beauties of life. As a musician, Hall has shared stages with world-renowned recording artists such as The Nappy Roots, Carolyn Malachi, Bilal, Chris Turner, and Aloe Blacc. With a Masters of Education from Iowa State University in Higher Education & Student Affairs, with a focus in classroom teaching, his experience is rooted in multicultural affairs, diversity & equity, fraternity & sorority life, residential education, business & leadership development, and career services. 

As a creative entrepreneur, Tim Hall has helped in the scaling of organizations such as music/entertainment companies, social entrepreneurship initiatives, and education technology startups. He is the co-owner of HipStory - a digital media production company dedicated to creating and showcasing the work of marginalized identities within media.  Additionally he works with the Boston Art, Music and Soul Festival as artist relations manager and event coordinator uplifting the voices of artists and businesses of color. He won Session Musician of the Year by the 2020 Boston Music Awards, honored by WBUR’s Artery 25 as 1 of 25 millennials of color impacting Arts and Culture in Boston, and a Greater Boston Arts & Business Council 2020 Creative Entrepreneur Fellow. 

Ultimately, his work in this world is that of a Resilience Builder - someone who enhances the environment around them, and thrives in the supportive role. Collaboration can be found at the root of creativity, and he gives of himself for those who need his work the most. 

Links to work: https://linktr.ee/tv_hall

Join this workshop to explore reflection as a supportive tool in building resilience. 

We often find ourselves in situations where we have to make key decisions that will impact the direction of our career. Our ability to make decisions that feel authentic and intentional can be developed through deep reflection. Together, participants will use writing to examine how we build resilience personally and professionally.