Cohort 
2021

Arts administrator, curator, producer

If we wish to reduce the scale and impact of dementia in our society, it is essential to listen and learn from people living with dementia and their caregivers.

Current Work

Creative producer focused on interdisciplinary live art collaborations.

Personal Hero

Caregivers

Words of Strength

Making connections

Vision

If we wish to reduce the scale and impact of dementia in our society, it is essential to listen and learn from people living with dementia and their caregivers.

Strategy

Gillian is interested in working with artists and scientists to help build intergenerational connections between people living with dementia, caregivers, and the broader community.

Impact

As an Atlantic Fellow, Gillian hopes to facilitate new interdisciplinary collaborations that will help foster an environment for aging with dignity and joy; improving the overall quality of life for people living with dementia, and their caregivers.

Motivation

In New York City, the arts provide us with an opportunity to connect, collaborate and create a social infrastructure that emphasizes participation and community engagement for people of all abilities, at all stages of life.

Education & Experience

Gillian received her curatorial training and M.A. from the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance at Wesleyan University. Gillian completed her M.F.A. in Performing Arts Management from Brooklyn College. Most recently, Gillian supported Yo-Yo Ma's global tour of The Bach Project as an Associate Producer.

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Gillian

 a Note

Have ideas for global brain health or a collaboration? I would love to hear from you. Feel free to send an introductory note.