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TiElla Grimes, M.Ed.

TiElla Grimes, M.Ed.

Creative Founder of Immense Expression Creative Consulting/S.W.I.F.T. Movement

Immense Expression Creative Consulting

Greater Boston Area

TiElla Grimes is an educator, spoken word artist, urban youth development specialist, motivational speaker, workshop facilitator and MC/Host. She also created a writer's group for young women of African descent, S.W.I.F.T. Movement (Sister Writers Immersing Fully in Truth). She is dedicated to uplift...


Immense Expression Creative Consulting

Creative Founder

My passion of working with urban youth stems from the experiences that I have had as a teen. Youth Voice Collaborative was a youth media program that provided me with a space to self-explore & self-express. I always vowed that I would pay it forward & IECC is my way! I specialize in workshop facilitation, MC/Host, motivational speaking, spoken word poetry & success coaching.

Lesley University

M.Ed., Media, Education & Urban Youth Development

I was apart of the Interdisciplinary program at Lesley that allowed me to create my own master's degree in the areas I specialize in: Media, Education & Urban Youth Development. This amazing experience helped me to see that I can create what I want to contribute to the world. Immense Expression was born in grad school ad a result of my study.

Wheelock College

Human Growth and Development Field Coordinator/ College Instructor

Provide oversight of the HGD placement process for students and for the program's external site partners. Serve as a primary liaison between HGD external site partners and the College. Guide first year and transfer students on the placement process and site selection for their yearlong HGD field component.

College Instructor- teach Media and Race in American Society

Wheelock College

Adjunct Instructor

Course: Media and Race in American Society (Spring 2015: AST 140, Section 03)

Immense Expression Creative Consulting

Creative Consultant

The mission of Immense Expression Creative Consulting is to amplify the healthy, positive development of urban youth by providing innovative consulting and training through creative endeavors to schools, out-of-school programs and organizations that serves, educates, and advocates for urban youth and urban communities.

-Motivational Speaking
---Urban Youth Development/Empowerment
---Young Women and Self-Esteem/Identity Development

-Workshop Facilitation
---Media Literacy Education
---Poetry/Creative Writing
---S.W.I.F.T. Movement Creative Expression Workshops (young women only)

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Anna Myer Dance Company

Spoken Word Artist

TiElla Grimes is a Creator who breathes life into new beginnings. A spoken word artist who uses her words to empower the Minds of young people, so that they can follow their Heart. TiElla is dedicated to helping young people free their Spirit, Mind and Body. She uses her words to encourage young people to be authentic instead of a carbon copy of someone else’s dreams. She is currently working towards her Master’s Degree at Lesley University— specialization in Media Literacy Education and Urban Youth Development. She is on a mission to empower young people to be their own creators of life instead of imitators. She is the Founder of Immense Expression Creative Consulting using her expertise in media literacy education, spoken word, motivational speaking and urban youth development to provide services for schools, out-of-school programs and organizations that serve urban youth.