Meet Laurent Lafontant, our esteemed President and a driving force behind the Massimadi Foundation's impactful journey. With a rich tapestry of experience in community building, advocacy, and creative endeavors, Laurent has been instrumental in steering our foundation towards greater heights.
His profound dedication to amplifying the voices of Afroqueer communities, celebrating their stories, and challenging norms resonates deeply within the fabric of the Massimadi mission. Under Laurent's visionary leadership, we've continued to evolve as a platform that champions inclusivity, artistic expression, and societal transformation.
Laurent's strategic acumen, coupled with his keen understanding of the intricate interplay between identity and culture, has been pivotal in shaping our foundation's endeavors. His leadership has invigorated our efforts to create a world that embraces diversity and empowers marginalized communities.
With Laurent at the helm, we're not just fostering change; we're nurturing a movement that echoes through every facet of our foundation's work. From celebrating 15 years of Massimadi's existence to propelling us into a future of impactful initiatives, Laurent's unwavering commitment ignites the spark of progress that defines our journey.
Rene Ricardo Bernal
Communication Manager: Gamaëlle Millien, a dynamic and innovative professional with a passion for effective communication strategies. With a background in both traditional and digital media, Gamaëlle brings a fresh perspective to our team. Her expertise in crafting compelling narratives and engaging content ensures that our message resonates with our diverse audience. From managing press relations to social media campaigns, Gamaëlle plays a vital role in spreading the mission and vision of our organization.
THE MASSIMADI TEAM
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Since February 2022, the Massimadi Foundation has had a new board of directors consisting of four motivated and inspiring individuals:
Laurent Maurice Lafontant, President (under his photo "laurent" - use a photo from a previous activity report to avoid repeating the same picture)
Érykah Gasaïda Werner, Secretary (under her photo "erykah")
Kashmi Saint-Germain, Treasurer (under her photo "Kashmi.png")
Yorrick Bouyela, Director (under his photo - I asked him)
Laurent Maurice Lafontant
Rene Ricardo Bernal
THE "15th Massimadi Festival" TEAM
Artistic Direction and Program Manager: Wanderson Santos
Roxane Bédart and William Cuture
Caterer: Marcathia "la cuillère gourmande"
Technical and Site Team: Isabelle Guévremont-Marcotte, and the IGM Informatique INC. team.
Film Advisory Committee: Soyane Diallo, Paul-Addly Dorizan, Yamileth Espinosa, Naomie Caron, Wanderson Santos.
Public Relations: Raison d’être média / Danny Payne and Alex Nitsiou
COMING SOON -