A Message from Our Founder
It started in New York City — first in Hell's Kitchen, then a basement in Queens. I'd ditched a safe, stable life in my native Illinois’ bosom to chase my dreams. I took a risk, and I landed on my ass. Mice in my apartment. A job lost. To vent and connect with others, I began writing articles, teaching, performing, and speaking about digital technologies & sexual and reproductive health education under the auspices of FUNKY BROWN CHICK®.
Over the past 20 years, I've worked for nonprofit and private sector organizations — in the U.S. and abroad — from Newsweek to Planned Parenthood to the State Department to a Fortune 500 company. All the while, I've maintained a steady presence as an artist. It's been quite a ride.
FUNKY BROWN CHICK, Inc. is about giving back. I've assembled a collaborative of web designers, writers, and event planners. We recognize ourselves in your work. With limited resources — whether budget, people, or time — you have to be scrappy. You do what you love because you're passionate. So, it’s truly an honor to help you succeed. Let’s work together.