Michelle Gonzalez-Green is an arts administrator showing leadership in nonprofit programs for 20 years. She has worked and consulted for Public Allies, NC Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service, AIDS Alliance, SEEDS, SeeSaw Studio, and MIT/Fab Lab Carolinas. Through Fab Lab Carolinas she founded The Riveters Art Collective, a program in partnership and hosted by Liberty Arts rewarding women who were caretakers of our community with unique arts experiences. She was also the lead coordinator for the Vgo Pilot Program at Durham Public Schools, the first of its kind providing robotic telepresence for medically fragile students in North Carolina.
Michelle has served on multiple local art juries for the City of Durham, the Durham Arts Council and the Durham Art Guild. In 2010, she was named Young Professional Mentor of the Year by the Durham Chamber of Commerce, was recognized with the National Ambassador award for North Carolina by the Afterschool Alliance in Washington, DC, and was also a Goodmon Fellow of Leadership Triangle. Michelle is also a maker, curator and artist whose most recent exhibition was at ArtBasel Miami at TFA Pop-Up Show in the Wynwood Arts District.