We are already discovering that the most effective storytellers are those who push to make a difference over a significant amount of time. Resilience is important. As the lives of the storytellers and their relationship to the stories they tell evolve, there seems to be a larger compelling story arc we are committed to discover.
After reading these profiles, if you feel you know someone who merits being profiled here please let us know here. Our editorial board would love to hear from you.
mediaforchange.org founder Sanjeev Chatterjee has served on the faculty of the Academy since 2008 and this year worked with colleague Rhys Daunic of themediaspot.org to mentor the production 2 short videos by students. The videos give us a glimpse into the workings of the Academy and look into the central question that drives mediaforchange.org – what can media change?
Video editor Rachel Smilan-Goldstein provides some context for the videos below.