Rose McGee is creator of the Sweet Potato Comfort Pie Initiative, owner of Deep Roots Gourmet Desserts, and co-author of the book, Story Circle Stories. She is a professional storyteller, educator, facilitator, playwright and entrepreneur with a master’s degree in creative arts in learning from Lesley University Cambridge, Massachusetts. She has a TEDx Talk on The Power of Pie and is featured in the national PBS documentary, A Few Good Pie Places. In August 2015, she led her own community of Golden Valley, Minnesota, in baking 56 Sweet Potato Comfort Pies and personally served them at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, where nine black people were killed. Her gift and service of pies has been featured nationally including in USA Today and Huffington Post.
Story Circle Engagement: Sweet Potato Comfort Pie™ - A Catalyst for Caring & Building Community