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Kynnedy Smith

2020 Fellow

HERlead Fellow

Kynnedy Smith

Kynnedy Simone Smith, 18 yrs old, is the founder of I Art Cleveland, a nonprofit geared toward ensuring all youth have access to the arts, and Chat(Her) Talks, an online girls leadership forum designed to create a sisterhood of civically engaged young women. Kynnedy is a gospel jazz violinist, with over eleven years of classical and contemporary music study. She has always been intrigued by the arts and have found ways to use the arts to foster civic engagement in her community.