The Bay Area is filled with creatives who also make a social impact in the community and  many of these creatives are women. I have selected 4 queens whose Instagram pages are not only visually dope, but also inspirational.

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Lala Openi

Instagram: @openiiiiiiiii

There isn’t much I can say but Lala openi is a queen of many talents. Follow her page and see the world through her lens. And make sure to check the feature we did on Veuxdo Child Films which is an amazing collective that she is a part of.

Lo Miller

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Lo is the visionary behind the international Can’t Stay Put movement. An Oakland native, Lo had an epiphany while on vacation in Hawaii years ago and packed up her life in the Bay and decided to travel the world and make an impact. Follow her journey.

Instagram: @cantstayput_

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Brittani Sensabaugh

Instagram: @brittsense

A documentarian from East Oakland, Brittani uses her lense to give a voice to the voiceless and silenced. She travels around the country, documenting her experience and teaching the youth through her voice and exhibitions.

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Nastia Voynovskaya

Instagram: @nananastia

You know all those dope articles you read on the East Bay Express music segment? Nastia writes them. Nastia plays a very important role in keeping the Bay Area community informed about all the moves happening in the Bay Area music scene. What’s not to love?

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