adrienne maree brown is a post-nationalist writer, doula, activist, and Black feminist writer. She is currently the writer-in-residence at the Emergent Strategy Ideation Institute.
adrienne is the author of Holding Change: The Way of Emergent Strategy Facilitation and Mediation, We Will Not Cancel Us and Other Dreams of Transformative Justice, the NY Times Bestseller Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good, the radical self/planet help book Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds published by AK Press in 2017. adrienne was the executive director of The Ruckus Society from 2006 to 2010 and sat on their board through 2012. She was also a National Co-Coordinator for the 2010 US Social Forum.
adrienne is committed to learning and developing models for action, community strength, movement building, and transformation.