Bianca Mikahn

Social Solutions and Spoken Word Poetry Instructor

Bianca Mikahn is an emcee, poet, digital composer, cultural activist, and educator. She is Executive Director of youth mental health-based organization Check Your Head and a Partner Artist with leading creative educators, Creative Strategies for Change and Youth on Record. A TEDx alum, Bianca’s writing style is described as fanciful yet pragmatic, fearlessly addressing themes of self-awareness, mental health, and community engagement. Explorations in music production recently garnered Mikahn the title of “Best Avant Garde Band” from Denver Westword. She has shared stages at Regis University, Denver University, Wyoming University, La Napoule's renowned Chateau in Nice France, and Stockholm Sweden's historical Fylkengin (Fill-ken-gin) Theatre. Currently, Mikahn is honing social emotional learning and art-based facilitation to encourage trauma-informed care and Mental Health First Aid (adult and youth modules) in marginalized communities.

In the News

Bianca Mikahn on How Music Saved Her - April 25th 2018