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 Site 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 for 1st-2nd graders. Allegra is a proud Boston native, a 1st generation student and a 1st generation Afro-Caribbean Latin American. Allegra is currently completing a Masters of Theological Studies at Boston University. She previously 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, scholar, and creative writer.

Artist Bio

Allegra Fletcher (she/ella) is an Afro Caribbean Latina singer-songwriter, creative writer, and multi-media artist. A Boston native, Allegra refined her practice participating in Boston’s expansive open mic scene, through which she landed her first solo shows. Gifted with languages, Allegra has led worship in over eight languages, and has written songs in English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. She 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. Allegra enjoys both performing and organizing art events, and continues to work on her creative writing, whether verse or song. You can follow her artistic journey on Instagram: @allegrafletcher

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