Raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia, Chandra Dickey has spent the past year as an English Teaching Assistant in France. She is passionate about making cultural institutions more accessible to communities of color and studying the African Diaspora in the Francophone Atlantic. In 2016, Chandra graduated cum laude from Scripps College in Claremont, California with a dual degree in History and Politics. ere, she was a Questbridge Scholar and student organizer for various issues regarding institutional support for students of color. Her time at Scripps led her to study abroad in Nantes, France, where she studied France’s involvement in the Transatlantic Slave Trade, and the significance of the country’s increasing immigrant population. Upon graduating, Chandra interned for the Library Company of Philadelphia where she conducted research and special projects under the African American History Program as a Mellon Scholar. In the future, she plans to pursue a degree in Public Humanities.
Updated May 2017