Bridges to Understanding

Client: Bridges to Understanding, a global philanthropic organization operating in the United States, South Africa, India and South America

Project: Help Tibetan refugees preserve their culture through digital storytelling

Role: Taught Tibetan refugee children and youth living in India the basic tenets of digital storytelling:  photography, videography, interviewing, storytelling, audio narration and foundational technology skills.  Provide hands-on mentoring, coaching and support.  Wrote/published real-time blog from India, enhancing positioning and distribution.

Outcome: Production of three digital stories in two weeks; connected youth to peers in South Africa, South America and the United States.  Blog received over 10,000 hits from around the globe.