Dr. Y. “Falami” Devoe is a Womanist, Participatory Action Research Scholar-Activist, PhotoArtist and poet with interdisciplinary interests at the intersections of race, class, gender, identity, sexuality, ethnography, and pedagogy. Dr. Falami’s work documents Black women’s experiences of resilience, resistance, agency and affirmation. She is passionate about the voices of Black women and how critical these voices are in creating new narratives and sustainable practices of healing, liberation and well-being. She creates and curates’ spaces for Black women to express themselves authentically and to help make meaning of their lived experiences of their bodies. As an activist, scholar, practitioner, Dr. Falami integrates mindfulness, art, poetry, storytelling and photography in her courses and presentations.