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Meena Malik, Associate
Meena is a recognized vocalist, arts consultant, and cultural organizer, who is known as a mover and shaker re-defining what community engagement and conversations around equity in the arts look like. As the Senior Program Manager of Theater at the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), she manages the National Theater Project (NTP), a grant program that supports the creation and touring of devised ensemble theater work. Meena organized and led “Beyond Orientalism: The Boston Forum” and is a co-founder and steering committee member of Boston’s first API (Asian Pacific Islander) Arts Network. An alumna of the artEquity Facilitator Training, Meena is actively engaged in a national community of practice for anti-oppression work in the arts. As an artist, Meena has performed with Opera Providence, MassOpera, Boston Opera Collaborative, New England Orchestra among others. She currently performs with Voci Angelica Trio, an international band that creates a musical fusion of world folk and classical music that transcends political and geographic borders. Meena holds a Masters in Vocal Performance from New England Conservatory and a Masters in Arts Administration from Boston University.