Diane Ivey is the owner and Creative Director of Lady Dye Yarns, an indie-dye yarn company since 2010. A knitter for 18 years and a dyer, spinner and crocheter for 13, Diane looks forward to not only expanding her company but using her expertise in growth and expansion with other BIPOC businesses to grow on a national scale. She spent 16 years in the non-profit sector. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Mass Communication with a concentration in Print Journalism from Georgia College & State University. She also holds a Masters in Public Administration with a concentration in Non-Profit Management from Suffolk University.
Taylar Dawn Stagner
Taylar Dawn Stagner is Arapaho and Shoshone from the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. Stagner is a graduate student at Bowling Green State University and works freelance as an essay and radio journalist. Her research interests range from Indigenous sovereignty to queer theory to the digital humanities.