In this episode, we are joined by Wanda Draper, who is the Executive Director at Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture to discuss her experience on the board of a museum and how museums can influence innovation. Wanda has over 40 years of experience in both broadcast and print journalism and has previously worked as Director of Programming at NBC-affiliated WBALTV, Director of Public Information for the Governor of Maryland, and as a reporter for The Baltimore Sun.
- How Wanda uses her transferable communication skills from her time as a journalist to create a new communicative culture.
- Why museums can offer fresh and creative perspectives that can help spark innovation.
- How Wanda is helping to shape a new and different kind of museum experience.
Key Takeaways and Learnings
- Inclusivity: how museums are helping to influence visitors of all generations and ethnicities to learn and connect.
- Lessons: why exhibitions and artworks offer a lesson to be learned.
- Growth: how museums today are offering unique and personal learning experiences.
Links and Resources Mentioned in this Episode