Monique LaBorde

Administrative Intern

Monique LaBorde

Monique will graduate from UNC-Chapel Hill in May 2017 with majors in Southern studies and women’s and gender studies. As part of the Robertson scholarship, Monique is also completing a degree at Duke University in documentary studies. After graduation, Monique will pursue a career in digital storytelling. She aspires to tell stories about the changing American South, women, and the LGBTQ community.

Courtesy of The Artist

Durham-based musician Kamara Thomas knew she wanted to be an artist at a young age. But she grew up in a Christian fundamentalist household that frowned upon artistic expression.