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Yolo Akili Robinson is the Chief Creative Officer of MTM Creative, a diversified communications company focusing on graphic design, web design and e-learning.

He has worked with website management and learning development for over 8 years, with organizations such as the Centers For Disease Control, NYU Langone Medical Center, AIDS United and much more. 

In addition, Yolo is a well respected emotional health advocate, who has written extensively on emotional health and issues of gender, sexuality and race.

He is the author of the cult favorite Dear Universe: Letters of Affirmation & Empowerment For All Of Us  and has written for the Huffington Post, The Good Men Project, The Atlanta Journal Constitution and Everyday Feminisms– and his work has been featured on BET.com, Huffington Post Live,  The Daily Princetonian and The Feminist Wire.   

 

Yolo has been an invited keynote speaker at:

  •  Vanderbilt University
  • University of Illinois Champagne-Urbana
  • Northern Illinois University  

Yolo has been an invited panelist and featured presenter at:

  • Columbia University
  • The National HIV prevention Conference
  • Fordham University
  • The Texas Council on Family Violence
  • Baruch College
  • Agnes Scott College 
  • Morehouse College

He has been awarded the Creative Leadership Award by the Feminist Women’s Health Center Atlanta, A ZAMI award and the Unity In Community Award from Unity in Christ Fellowship Church.

Yolo currently makes his home between Washington D.C and Los Angeles, California.