Vy Higginsen

Vy Higginsen

 Centerbrook, Connecticut, USA

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Founder of Mama Foundation for the Arts & Gospel for Teens

Vy Higginsen, Pioneer
Born and raised on 126th Street in Harlem, New York, Vy is a recognized black pioneer among the city's media elite with an impressive list of firsts:

The first black female radio personality in the prime time New York City market on WBLS.
First woman to host a morning show on New York radio at WWRL.
First woman in advertising sales at Ebony magazine.
The first black woman to produce a drama on Broadway with Joe Tuner's Come and Gone by August Wilson.
The first black female writer, producer, director of the longest-running, Off-Broadway musical in the history of American theatre with Mama, I Want to Sing.

Vy Higginsen, Philanthropist

As Founder and Executive Director of the Mama Foundation for the Arts, Vy is the primary force behind her foundation's daily duties and its long-term goals. Mama Foundation for the Arts is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2000 that is dedicated to nurturing talented black youth in the art.

Vy Higginsen, Keynote Speaker

For today's marketers, Vy offers across-the-board media expertise. And, she brings her own special tools and talents as well: the rich, velvety voice that has propelled a myriad of products, people and events her infectious personality, and her natural spontaneity...the perfect package for winning audiences!

Product Spokesperson
Public Relations Professional
Keynote Speaker
Mistress of Ceremonies
Ordained Interfaith Minister
Director of Great Events

Vy Higginsen speaks from the heart through a lifetime of accomplishment. Among her many titles: Producer, Publisher, Playwright, Lyricist, Author, Editor, Radio Personality, Educator, Philanthropist, Keynote Speaker, and Interfaith Minister.

From publishers to public schools, organizations have been inspired by a Vy Higginsen presentation.