Season Kickoff

Next Wednesday, September 1st, the DSVC is excited to welcome director, photographer, and designer, Deun Ivory to kick off our 2021-2022 speaker series. We can't say thank you enough to everyone who logged on to our virtual speaker series last year, but we can't wait to welcome you back to in-person meetings this year! We will continue to have a live-stream option available to those unable to attend due to COVID concerns or to anyone from outside of DFW who would like to hear from our speaker lineup.

Our season kick off will take place at a new venueLife in Deep Ellum! We can't wait to bring the speaker series to Deep Ellum and to this new space. Masks are recommendeed. Life in Deep Ellum has a coffee shop, Mokah, on their facility that will be open for our mix and mingle time before the meeting. 


6:30PM Doors & Happy Hour 
7:00PM Meeting Starts
8:00PM Q&A


Here's a little bit about Deun:

By way of texas—deun ivory is an LA-based director, photographer and creative wellness designer who creates and curates visual experiences centered around storytelling, self-love, and the advancement of black women.

As a multidisciplinary artist who has photographed for Apple, Nike, Glossier, CRWN Mag’s cover of Issa Rae, and has worked as the art director for Black Girl in Om—ivory has carved her own lane as a rare breed regarding her ability to effortlessly express her vision through various creative mediums.

As the founder + creative director of the body: a home for love, a 501 (c)3 non-profit shifting culture around how black women heal from sexual trauma—ivory has cemented her power and influence as a wellness visionary and visual storyteller—garnering press from VOGUE, essence magazine, glamour, refinery29 and more.

clients: apple, google, nike, hbo, netflix, girlfriend collective, glossier, the newyorker, puma + more.