Called “the Maya Angelou of the Millennial generation”, Azure Antoinette is a poet, spoken word artist, freelance photographer, and youth and arts advocate whose performance poetry explores the ways social media is reshaping humanity. She was included in Forbes’s 100 Most Powerful Women in the World issue in 2012 and was featured in a special section titled “Women Helping Women.” Azure has since become the CEO of The Aalchemik Collective, an artistic agency that identifies, develops, and maximizes opportunities for creative talents across a multitude of media, performance and social platforms.
Year born: 1982
City: Los Angeles
Background: Human Resources
Profession: Poet, Inspirational Speaker, Fashion Designer
Company: The Aalchemik Collective