Srenee Mitchell

columnist, The Oregonian
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Srenee Mitchell (AKA Nae!Nay!) is a columnist for The Oregonian, covering Portland issues ranging from neighborhoods to schools to politics to cultural identity. At the same time, she writes poetry, advocates for women in her community, writes and performs plays, and leads writing workshops. Mitchell recently completed her first novel and is writing a self-help book. Among her additional skills are public speaking, graphic design, multi-media artist and creator of beaded jewelry. Mitchell owns a small business, NappyRoots Press, and is co-founder of non-profits Healing Roots Center and Healing Roots Village. Selected as one of 21 Leaders of the 21st Century by Women eNews, she was also named by Portland's Project Look Up as one of 15 women of color in the region who dared to make a difference and one of the 15 Most Interesting People in Oregon by BrainstormNW magazine. Mitchell received the Ida B. Wells Award for Bravery in Journalism in 2006 and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 2005 and 2008. Holder of a Master in Business Administration, Mitchell has taught a newspaper journalism course at Washington State University's Vancouver campus.

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