a performer, educator and activist born to convene conversations about race and class across industries and interests, building more tolerant communities, learning from the past, re-imagining our future, one story at a time.
NACA Showcasing Artist
APCA Showcasing Performer
NCORE Featured Performer
Restorative Justice and Community Healing
Named in the “Top 5 Best Diversity Speakers in America,” by Campus Activities Magazine performance artist, activist, and educator, Mitzi Sinnott presented her unique family saga “SNAPSHOT: a true story of love interrupted by invasion, ”featured repeatedly on PBS nationwide, and on stage in South Africa, Scotland Brooklyn, as well as her homeland hills of Central Appalachia.
Audience feedback affirms her story has transformative power which she incorporates into her keynote presentations, campus workshops and strategic planning efforts, using story-telling to reveal, connect and challenge.
Mitzi is personally familiar with the complexities of racial identity, mental illness, and the legacy of war. She is champion of authentic conversation who effortlessly and respectfully navigates difficult topics, making her very effective on college campuses and why she is a sought after keynote speaker for groups like Marshall University’s Women of Color Luncheon, St. Thomas University’s Leadership Institute, The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity, AFLV West, and APCA National Conference.
Currently Mitzi’s company All Here Together Productions utilizes her expertise to convene conversations about race and class across industries and interests, building more tolerant communities, learning from the past, re-imagining our future, one story at a time. This is her life’s purpose, creating community from strangers.
"Mitzi Sinnott was incredible. We really loved working with her. Her words and art resonated with our students, faculty, and staff. I appreciated her communication and care. We could not have picked a better trailblazer to give our keynote."
Cal Poly Pomona
"Sinnott showed that we are more similar than we are different. She wanted students to see that—although the past has already been written—we all have the ability to make the future what we want it to be."
University of Akron