Full Name
Mimi Herman
Job Title
Teaching Artist
Kennedy Center
Speaker Bio
Mimi Herman is a Kennedy Center Teaching Artist and director of the United Arts Council Arts Integration Institute, she has engaged over 25,000 teachers, students, and administrators in integrating the arts across the curriculum. Since March 2020 she has also inspired hundreds of educators and students through her engaging hands-on online workshops, residencies, and coaching.

She has provided mentorship for educators and teaching artists across the country through her work with the Smith Center in Las Vegas, the Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education, the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County, and the Asheville Area Arts Council, as well as many other organizations.

Mimi serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, has taught in the Lesley University M.Ed. program, and has been an associate editor for Teaching Artist Journal. She was the 2017 North Carolina Piedmont Laureate and a 2020 recipient of the United Arts Council Business Support of the Arts Award. She is an alumna of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers.

The author of a new novel, The Kudzu Queen, as well as Logophilia, A Field Guide to Human Emotions and The Art of Learning, she is an alumna of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers.

In addition to her work in arts integration, Mimi also co-directs Writeaways writing workshops in France, Italy, New Mexico, Ireland and online. You can find her at www.mimiherman.com and www.writeaways.com.
Mimi Herman