Euneika Rogers-Sipp talks about her work in the Black Belt South.

Euneika Rogers-Sipp is a planning and design artist, a social entrepreneur, as well as Founder of the Destination Design School of Agricultural Estates in Atlanta, Georgia.

Most recently, she launched an ongoing exploration “Digging DuBois,” a regional reparations ecology project on spatial solutions to decades of racial health inequities impacting descendants of enslaved Africans in the Southern United States Black Belt Region.

The project is now organizing national presentations in collaboration with the Green New Deal Super Studio.

Previously Euneika was Executive Director of regenerative design at the Sustainable Rural Regenerative Enterprises for Families (SURREF), where she coordinated the Black Belt Community Based Tourism Wealth Creation Program and delivered design interventions such as the Family Water Access Project, Black Belt Agricultural Homestays Project, and a Community Regeneration Education curriculum.

Euneika holds an Independent Master of Arts in sustainable rural economic development from Antioch University, and a regional planning certificate from University of Califonia at Davis. She was recently featured in the book entitled, Southern Women: More than 100 Stories of Innovators, Artists, and Icons.

See Euneika’s Fall 2016 “Meet the Loeb” address here.

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