About

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Fabrice Guerrier is a Haitian-American entrepreneur, essayist, musician and author.

He is the Co-founder, CEO of Syllble, Inc. an online collaborative platform that produces bold stories from writers all around the world. Fabrice was selected as an official 2019 Resident at Washington D.C Mayor Muriel Bowser’s 202Creates program aimed at promoting and amplifying the District’s creative economy. Led in partnership by the DC Office of Cable TV, Film, Music & Entertainment.

Fabrice was selected as a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, he is a Senior Fellow at Humanity in Action and a Shafik Garb Fellow at the Shafik Gabr Foundation.

His writing has appeared in the PEN America Blog, Public Pool, Moko Magazine: Caribbean Arts and Letters and Blavity. He contributed an Essay in Slavery’s Descendants: Shared Legacies of Race and Reconciliation Anthology published by Rutgers University Press.  He has published collection of short stories ‘Golden Veins‘, he co-authored ‘The Wall‘ (2017) a futuristic Scifi Micro-novel and recently he published his debut poetry collection “Egypt in a Cup of Tea”(2018). He was the PEN Haiti fellow at the PEN American Center in 2016.

BACKGROUND

Fabrice was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in November 1991. He and his family moved to the United States at the age of 13. The family moved to Coral Springs, Fl.

EDUCATION

Fabrice received his bachelors degree in International Relations and a Leadership Studies certificate from The Florida State University (2013). He Holds an M.A. in Conflict Transformation from the Center for Justice & Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University (2015).

He has participated at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Presencing Institute Edx U.Lab business management course ‘Leading from the emerging future‘ (2015). He is a graduate of Seth Godin’s Leadership management workshop the AltMBA program (2017).

He is fluent in French, English and Haitian Creole.

JOURNEY

At Florida State University, Fabrice founded the LEEHG Institute, a social venture that brought together students, experts and professors from different backgrounds to share ideas and collaborate. He was interviewed for the Institute’s work, his leadership style and it was published in two business leadership gurus Barry Posner and James M. Kouzes’s book “The Student Leadership Challenge”. Fabrice received a Leadership Studies Certificate studying the works of – Margaret Wheatley & Ronald Heifetz.

At Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice & peacebuilding (CJP), Fabrice studied conflict transformation, and in his pursuit to understand peace at the most fundamental level he traveled to Sierra Leone to study and research reconciliation processes working with Fambul Tok by interviewing different communities and villages throughout the country. He reflected on his experiences in this Essay titled “The Shock of Forgiveness” which was published by the Zehr Institute.

While at CJP, he helped found the local Coming to the Table (CTTT) chapter in Harrisonburg, VA. Coming to the table is a national racial reconciliation organization founded in 2006 by descendants of the enslaved and enslavers – black and white families who were from the same Slave plantation. It was inspired by Martin Luther King’s dream “I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.” Fabrice went on the become the youngest national president of CTTT leading the board of directors. He saw the tremendous power stories as a integral piece to healing and reconciliation in this changing world.

WRITING INFLUENCES

Fabrice’s endeavor to write was magnified after reading the essay “Blindness” by Jorge Luis Borges in the Fall of 2010.

Fabrice has been influenced by: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Friedrich Nietzsche, Plato, Edgar Allen Poe, Albert Camus, Jean Paul Sartre, William Shakespeare, Lao Tzu, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Bruce Lee, James Baldwin, Joseph Campbell, Carl Jung, Hannah Arendt, Rainer Maria Rilke, Jacques Derrida, Jean Baudrillard, Walt Whitman, WEB Dubois, Reinhold Niebuhr and Jalaluddin rumi.

TECHNOLOGY

From a young age Fabrice was fascinated by technology and the power of the internet.

EXPERIENCES

TEDxFSU

Fabrice has delivered a TEDx talk on the role of creativity and collaboration in the fourth industrial revolution and digitization of all major industries in the entire planet over the next 25 years.