Yvonne Welbon is Senior Creative Consultant at Chicken & Egg Pictures. She is an award-winning filmmaker and founder of the Chicago-based non-profit Sisters in Cinema.
Her current projects include her forth-coming book Sisters in the Life: A History of Out African American Lesbian Media-Making (Duke University Press), an Untitled Project which focuses on the six-years she lived in Taiwan and The Roadwork Oral History and Documentary Project which focuses on a multi-racial women’s cultural movement.
She has taught at University of Chicago, Northwestern University and chaired the Journalism & Media Studies Department at Bennett College. Welbon holds a B.A from Vassar College, a MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a Ph.D. from Northwestern University, and is a graduate of the American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop for Women. (10/20)