Regina BainRegina Bain is the executive director of the Louis Armstrong House Museum. The Museum promotes the legacy of Louis Armstrong – America’s first Black popular music icon. This year, Bain will open the new 14,000 square foot Armstrong Center housing, a multimedia exhibit curated by Jason Moran, a 75-seat performance space, and the 60,000-piece Armstrong Archives – the largest archives of any jazz musician. Previously, she served as AVP of the Posse Foundation – a national leadership and college access program where she helped to increase national graduation rates for four consecutive years. Bain is co-chair of Culture @3’s anti-racism subcommittee, serves on the national advisory council of Urban Bush Women, leads the Yale Black Alumni Association and serves on the Yale Alumni Association Board of Governors.

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