Ramona Laughing Brook Webb

a photo of ramona laughing brooke webbRamona Laughing Brook Webb

Poet in Residence, UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women's Health

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MediTation Moments with Mona

UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women's Health Profile

Ramona Laughing Brook Webb is a Poet in Residence at the UCSF Center of Excellence in Women's Health working at the intersections of performance art, culture change and improved communications around gender and racial/ethnic disparities and health disparities. She has been the MC at the Young Women’s Health & Leadership Summit for the past 8 years and a regular workshop leader for the Youth Steering Committee teaching the youth how to amplify their authentic voice.

Scholar practitioner, teaching performance artist and Afro-Creek queer activist Ramona “Mona” Webb serves as the Assistant Artistic Director of San Francisco’s Queer Cultural Center which is the producer of the National Queer Arts Festival. Mona formerly served as Artistic Director of Project ABLE and Lyrical Minded415, which is an Art Based Learning for Equity seasonal course implemented in SFUSD’s Title I Neglected school sites. For 10 years Mona served as poetry Slammaster of San Francisco.

Mona is a conservatory trained artist who writes and performs in “docu-ritual- drama theater” and attended the dual Theater Performance Making MFA program at California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco and Chichester University in Chichester, England. "How to Catch a Rapist in 12 Parts", is her current one person show and it chronicles her journey to seeking justice for a rape committed 20 years ago. Ramona’s pronouns are she, her, them and they.