A quick glance into Chanté Linwood’s life is all you need to feel like you’re not doing enough.
Between blazing her own path as a Chicago-based DJ, actor and comedian; raising two beautiful young boys; and founding an organization, Cliche (Collectiv), to encourage collaboration among creative women, you could say being busy is her specialty. With a background in film and improv, her witty and self-deprecating humor is not surprising but reflective of the humility she possesses and encourages in others. But don’t let her humility fool you. She is the first to stand behind the causes she has spent so many years fighting for, both in her personal and professional life.
Being a woman in an industry that is largely male-dominated and only comfortable with women when used as props, Chanté is accustomed to creating her own reality.