Clarisse Rosaz Shariyf
Clarisse Rosaz Shariyf is the Director of Public Programs at PEN America. She has a decade of experience in curating public arts and educational programs. Formerly, as the Manager of Public Programs at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, she produced a year-round schedule of 60-80 events and oversaw audience development, public engagement strategies, and cultural community partnerships. She launched the Center’s innovative digital programming strategy with groundbreaking conversations on contemporary social justice issues with leading edge writers, artists, and scholars.