Scheherazade Tillet

Scheherazade Tillet

Bio

Scheherazade Tillet (MA 2005) is the co-founder and Executive Director of A Long Walk Home, a Chicago-based national nonprofit that uses art to educate and empower young people to end violence against women and girls. Tillet, a graduate of SAIC’s program in Art Therapy, draws from her experiences as an artist and counselor to help young African American women and girls give voice through art and tell the stories of those who are no longer able to speak.