Joëlle Fontaine

Director of Communications & Community Partnership at Design Studio for Social Intervention (DS4SI)

Joëlle Fontaine is an artist and entrepreneur who utilizes art and fashion to empower disenfranchised women artisans all over the world.

As a creative with 15+ years of practice in the arts, Joëlle brings to DS4SI her strengths in relationship-building, facilitating, and community organizing, as well as her deep commitment to supporting black and brown artists. She most recently served as the Assistant Director of the Fairmount Innovation Lab, where she managed the day-to-day operations, culture, programming, communication and collaboration within the Boston arts and entrepreneurial community at large. Her work revolved around creating space and access for black and brown artists, small businesses, entrepreneurs and makers to show up authentically as themselves and obtain the tools and resources necessary to thrive creatively, professionally, economically, and personally.

Joëlle’s life mission is to empower and heal through art.


The Legacy and Continued Relevance of Olmsted Parks

Monday, June 24
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