Seydi Sarr

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Seydi Sarr

Seydi Sarr
Founder/ Helmswomxn

Dr. Honoris Causa of Philosophy in Humanities and Global Peace Ambassador Seydi Sarr is an Award-winning social justice advocate, and a curator of equitable practices through lived experiences. A Senegalese native, she is Helmswomxn at the African Bureau for Immigration & Social Affairs (ABISA) & co-founder of the Black Immigrant Bail Fund (BIBF). Dr. Seydi Sarr is a Michigan State commissioner in her current term with the Black Leadership Advisory Council (BLAC). Her passion for social equity drives her commitment to advocacy at the intersections of racial, immigration, socio-economy, religious, and gender issues. Dr. Seydi curates the vision of a multicultural, multifaceted society built on acknowledgment, understanding, courage, transformation, and service. She teaches weekly West African dance classes and performs annually with the Maimouna Keita School of African Dance. Dr. Seydi is a court interpreter, an alumna of Detroit Equity Action Lab, Michigan Political Leadership Program, and New American Leaders.

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