Jocelyn Arem is a GRAMMY, ASCAP, and Library of Congress Award-nominated archival storytelling producer and consultant. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, NPR, PBS and during GRAMMY Week in Los Angeles.
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Leah Mahan is an independent documentary filmmaker whose work has been nominated by the Directors Guild of America for Outstanding Directorial Achievement. Her most recent film, Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek, is about a group of determined Mississippians struggling to save their endangered Gulf Coast community in the face of rampant development, industrial pollution and disaster.
Adwoa Gyimah-Brempong creates structure through story, most recently designing a storytelling program at IDEO's open innovation community platform, OpenIDEO. She has designed and implemented projects on four continents in conjunction with USAID, the Rockefeller Foundation, Stanford's d.school, DfID, the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, MIT, and Harvard.
Niema Jordan is a writer, director, and producer from Oakland, CA. She is an associate producer at Trilogy Films, has worked on social media strategy for entrepreneurs, and serves on the board of directors for Camp Reel Stories.
Myah Overstreet is 19 years old and is currently studying English and Art at San Francisco State University. She fell in love with production, design, and writing in high school and has since worked on multiple projects designed to empower communities.
Melinda Weekes-Laidlow is the President of Weekes In Advance Enterprises, an organizational development firm offering consulting, facilitation, coaching and professional development services in arts and culture, social innovation, racial equity and collaborative leadership spaces.
Gibrán Rivera is an internationally renowned master facilitator who has devoted his life to work with those who are committed to social transformation. A former Senior Associate at the Interaction Institute for Social Change, Gibran is the originator of The Thrive Workshop.
Mary Tahui An
Mary Tahui An is the Senior Director of Africa Programs at Sesame Workshop.
Macky Alston is Vice President for Strategy, Engagement and Media at Auburn Theological Seminary, where he works to equip faith leaders to stand for justice in the media. Alston founded Auburn Media in 2002 and since then has served as its director, innovating a range of programs related to media and religion.