Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 11:52AM

CORINNA DELGADO is a first generation Japanese- American, born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska.
Formerly a Radio Broadcaster, Reporter, and News Anchor in Alaska, Delgado left a life of Journalism and Public Communications to start over in Houston, TX. Delgado  has also published 3 books: ‘Icarus: A Lesson in Flying’, ‘The Ink Seed: Writing as Therapy’ and 'Like Scissors to Sampson, and other ways to come undone'. 

Delgado has won 2 State-Wide poetry Championships, ranked Nationally within the top ten performance poets with PSI (Poetry Slam Incorporated), and took the stage at TEDx Anchorage, performing a multi-media poetic monologue entitled "The Divine Connection of the Human Condition".  

Corinna is a dedicated humanitarian. Her work as an advocate and activist is spent championing causes from Art to ending Domestic Violence. Delgado currently spearheads a Prisoner Rights Initiative called The Artistic Amnesty Project; a correspondence network for incarcerated artists. She has been teaching her 3 part Thereputic Writing Course "Writing as Therapy" in schools districts and correctional facilities across Alaska for over a decade. Delgado has served as the Development Director for AWAIC (The Abused Women’s Aid In Crisis Shelter) and continues to use her broadcast connections and art to serve as a platform for human rights issues. A sought after public speaker, Corinna has been an emcee and key note speaker for such groups as The United Way, The NAACP, The National Endowment for The Arts, and The YWCA, to name a few. 

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