Nicolas Aziz is a writer, curator and performance artist based in New Orleans, LA. As native New Orleanian who has had the opportunity to travel extensively across the world, he is very passionate about the impact that written expression and traveling can have on the city’s youth. These passions led him to found WriteBrained – a youth development program that utilizes the power of writing and unique cultural experiences as catalysts for self-discovery. In addition to this, he also manages the Haitian Cultural Legacy Collection. This is a collection of over 400 pieces of artwork that was started by his maternal grandfather in 1944. Nicolas is also a Salzburg Global Fellow. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Morehouse College and a Master of Science degree from The University of Manchester.