MAKING THE WORK MODERATOR- MICHELLE RAMOS-BURKAHRT, Former Director, Dance/NYC
Michelle Ramos-Burkhart has a twenty-year successful history in business, consulting and work in the arts non-profit sector. She has worked as an Executive Director for multiple non-profit arts organizations. She has served as a panelist for New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, was an adjunct professor at New York University and worked with Columbia University and Cornell University in an advisory capacity on arts initiatives and studies. She recently authored an article “In a Post Graham Word; Choreographing Dance Rights in the World of Media, Technology and Social Media” for the Pace University Entertainment Law Journal. Michelle holds a B.S. in Organizational Behavior from University of San Francisco, a J.D. from Golden Gate University, and an LL.M. from California Western School of Law. Michelle consults in arts-business with non-profit organizations nationwide in addition to her legal practice. She is the proud mother of a professional dancer and since retiring from her own dance career Michelle has become a competitive Ironman triathlete and marathoner.