Hannah Hasan was gifted with a love for words and the power to express those words with heart and soul; so that she can inspire, motivate, and change the world around her. She is a spoken-word storyteller. She uses the art of the spoken word through poetry and traditional storytelling to create change, build bridges of connection, and shed light on some of the most pressing social issues of our time. Hannah writes commissioned poetry, leads story sharing master classes, and engages in public speaking. She also plans and executes events, master classes, and workshops that are centered around using stories for social impact, through her platform Epoch Tribe.
Hannah obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from North Carolina A&T State University in 2006 and her Master of Fine Arts degree from Full Sail University in 2012. She has extensive professional experience working in programming for nonprofit organizations, social ventures, and arts-based programming.
2019 FELLOW PROJECT
Hannah Hasan’s project is the evolution of Muddy Turtle Talks — a community storytelling series that empowers local residents to change Charlotte via the power of their voice. To this date, Muddy Turtle Talks has primarily focused on the Enderly Park community on Charlotte's west side. Hannah will work with mentors and fellows to strengthen the program, and work with community members living in Lakeview.