Soré Agbaje is a 21 year old Nigerian- American, international poet. Sore is a 2016 Urban Word Alumni Fellow, 2015 Cambridge Writer’s Fellowship recipient, a Scholastic Silver Key Art and Writing recipient, and the 2014-2015 NYC Poet Ambassador. She is a member of the artist initiative, “I Sell The Shadow”.
She has been blessed to perform in spaces such as Copenhaggen for the Women Deliver conference 2016, United Nations, Columbia University, NYU, Lincoln Center, the Queens Museum, Apollo Theatre, New York Live Arts and more. Her poetry has been featured on Russel Simmon’s All Def Poetry for National Poetry Month, ForHarriet and more.
She is a workshop facilitator who has led art and social justice workshops for high school students transitioning into college, BuildOn youth, and a workshop on violence against women for the Commission on the Status of Women conference.
She has brought her message of social change to world leaders such as the President of the General Assembly, UN Secretary General, Youth Envoy, Graca Machel, and former Prime minister of the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown.
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