Live Like An Acrobat Podcast Ep. 53: Brown Girls Do Gymnastics Founder Derrin Moore

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Live Like An Acrobat Podcast Ep. 53: Brown Girls Do Gymnastics Founder Derrin Moore

On this episode of the Live Like An Acrobat Podcast, Shenea Stiletto interviews founder of Brown Girl Do Gymnastics, Derrin Moore. Brown Girls Do Gymnastics (BGDG) is an advocacy organization helping to guide Brown Girls through their acrobatic careers. They are striving for more diversity and inclusion in gymnastics and circus arts. Founded by  in 2015, BGDG provides access, coaching, training, and other forms of support to athletes from underrepresented and marginalized groups.

Shenea Stiletto
Acrobat, Podcaster, Circus Artist, Handstand Instructor -United States
Shenea Stiletto (Shenea Booth) is a two-time World Champion Gold Medalist in Acrobatic gymnastics, a USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame Member, and World Acrobatic Society Inductee. Her career includes a decade of collaborations with Cirque Du Soleil including the coveted hand balancing role as "The Promise" in Varekai, becoming the first-ever African American female soloist to play a lead character in a Cirque Du Soleil production.
Shenea was also a finalist on America’s Got Talent and has continued to be a featured artist with prominent circus entertainment companies worldwide.

Shenea Stiletto

Shenea Stiletto (Shenea Booth) is a two-time World Champion Gold Medalist in Acrobatic gymnastics, a USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame Member, and World Acrobatic Society Inductee. Her career includes a decade of collaborations with Cirque Du Soleil including the coveted hand balancing role as "The Promise" in Varekai, becoming the first-ever African American female soloist to play a lead character in a Cirque Du Soleil production. Shenea was also a finalist on America’s Got Talent and has continued to be a featured artist with prominent circus entertainment companies worldwide.