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Robin Williams

Robin Williams  is a native Bronx, New Yorker of Jamaican descent. Currently residing in Philadelphia, PA as a freelance writer and small business owner. As a scholarship college athlete, Robin completed her B.A. in Journalism from the University of the District of Columbia (2008) and later attended Georgetown University to receive an M.A. in Sports Management (2013). In her previous career, Robin was Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach and Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Support at her alma mater The University of the District of Columbia where she served for five years before returning to her hometown in 2015 to explore more creative pursuits. In February 2017, Robin made her debut as a filmmaker with the creation of the short film Garden of Eden, which she wrote and co-directed. In May 2017, Garden of Eden was selected into the Cannes Film Festival Creative Minds Short Film Corner in Cannes, France.

Robin prides herself on creating work that has a social impact. In addition to being Managing Editor at SOULE, Robin is currently developing two documentaries - one about the effects of gentrification on the D.C. Public School System, and the other on colorism in the Black Community. Robin also facilitates monthly therapeutic writing and mindfulness workshops.

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