Scope of Work

The intersection of racial justice and financial equity for young BIPOC people.


SOW's mission is contingent on strong and deep partnership with creative companies, brands, studios, institutions, and leaders to generate real long-term change in the sector.

SOW was founded in 2016 by two women artists and educators of color with over a decade-long career in the youth development and arts-education sector.

Eda Levenson has worked in public schools, non-profits, and public health. Her work is defined by a deep commitment to cultivating spaces where marginalized communities can self-actualize and thrive. Additionally, Eda is the founder of a nail art brand, Lady Fancy Nails. She has worked with many notable brands, institutions, and media outlets, such as Vogue, Office Magazine, CFDA, The Met, and Chromat. Eda holds a Masters in Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Community Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Geneva White has worked extensively in higher arts-education, providing her with an in-depth understanding of the institutional barriers that young BIPOC creatives face in pursuing creative careers in New York City. She is also an acclaimed photographer whose work has been featured in various publications and exhibitions. She's drawn to spaces and people that are typically missed by others. This is reflected in her photography, as well as what inspires her advocacy for young creatives of color. Geneva received her Bachelor of Arts in Art Education at Seton Hill University.