Cleo Wade

Cleo Wade

Artist, Poet, Activist, and Author

Cleo Wade is the author of the best-selling book Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life and Where To Begin: A Small Book About Your Power To Create Big Change In Our Crazy World.

Her poetry, artwork, and prose speaks to our collective power to create change through an individual commitment to self-care, beloved community building, and social justice.

Cleo has been named one of America’s 50 Most Influential Women by Marie Claire, 100 most creative people in business by Fast Company, and “The Millennial Oprah” by New York Magazine.

Cleo lives in New York City where she sits on the board of The Lower East Side Girls Club, The National Black Theatre in Harlem, as well as the advisory board of Gucci’s Chime for Change.