Women & Politics presents:

Dr. KáLyn “Kay” Coghill – Author, Artist, Activist. 

KáLyn “Kay” Coghill is a distinguished and award-winning educator, practitioner, and activist with expertise spanning abortion doula work, community organizing, poetry, and interdisciplinary scholarship and serving as Digital Director at me too. International and an adjunct instructor at Virginia Commonwealth University, Kay’s courses tackle critical issues such as misogynoir, race, feminism, girlhood studies, literature, and hip-hop. With a bachelor’s degree in English from Old Dominion University and a master’s degree in Organizational Communications from Bowie State University, Kay will receive their doctorate in the Media, Art, and Text program from Virginia Commonwealth University in May. Their research, highlighted by major media outlets and prestigious institutions, focuses on the digital resistance of Black women in hip hop, harm reduction strategies against misogynoir and online gender-based violence, and digital Black girlhood. Kay’s commitment to activism includes workshops
combating imposter syndrome and facilitating sister circles (GLOW) for Black high schoolers in the Richmond area. They are a Richmond Reproductive Freedom Project and Neighborhood Access board member and hold research fellow positions at the Hip Hop Counseling Collective
and VCU’s Digital Sociology Lab. Kay’s approach to their work is uniquely coined as Hoodrat Scholarship TM reflecting their commitment to creating a versatile ecosystem of knowledge that bridges the gap between academia and the streets. Hoodrat Scholarship TM focuses on community outreach to make information accessible to all, with Kay leveraging their digital presence to foster inclusive spaces for engagement and contribution.



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    Women & Politics    April 11th, 2024

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