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Marquesha Babers

2015 Speaker

MARQUESHA BABERS has served as an ambassador for the film “Girl Rising,” for which she spoke at’s Aya Summit in Washington. She has performed for global icons like HRH Princess Reema Al Saud of Saudi Arabia and met entertainment and philanthropy inspirations like Freida Pinto, Robin Wright, and countless others. She is a member of the award-winning Get Lit Players, a poetry troupe that has recently performed at the Hollywood Bowl, the Kennedy Center in D.C. and the Library of Congress. Additionally, Babers now blogs for and performs and mentors at schools and political events all over the City of Los Angeles under the guidance of Get Lit, Turnaround Arts and Mayor Eric Garcetti. She recently opened the Women in the World Summit at Lincoln Center, alongside Hillary Clinton and Angelina Jolie, with the poem “That Girl.” @ladi3lyrix