Speaker Bio

Allegra (she/ella) brings her commitment to social change to all she does. With over ten years of experience as an educator and community cultivator and 15 years of experience as a songwriter and worship leader, Allegra has curated brave and healthful spaces for youth and adults locally and globally. She most recently worked as the Executive Director of Arts Connect International, and currently serves as a board member of Agassiz Baldwin Community (currently being renamed), where she was previously an educator and later director of the after school program for school age children. While in Milan, Italy, she created a music and movement based curriculum to teach English as a Foreign language. Allegra is a proud Boston native, a 1st generation student and a 1st generation Afro-Caribbean Latin American. She earned her EdM in Arts in Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and completed her undergraduate studies at Bryn Mawr College in Italian and Education, where she graduated with honors. Allegra maintains an active artist practice as a singer-songwriter, musician, creative writer and podcaster.

Artist Bio

Allegra Fletcher (she/ella) is an Afro Caribbean Latina singer-songwriter, creative writer, and multi-media artist. She began songwriting when she was 12 years old and hasn’t stopped since. While she honed her practice growing up in Boston’s open mic scene, Allegra has brought her work as a solo artist and worship leader to other cities and nations including Philadelphia, New York, Albania, Brazil, Italy, and Poland. As an educator, Allegra loves helping other artists of all ages and backgrounds grow in freedom of expression. She is currently working on honing and publishing her creative writing, whether verse or song. You can follow her artistic journey on Instagram: @allegrafletcher

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