storytelling & social impact



Select publications of my work in journalism, communications and academia.

There were a number of legal challenges to the travel ban, but the State of Hawaii’s challenge heavily influenced the travel ban’s route to the nation’s highest court.

Despite notable achievements and improvement in recognizing directors of color and female directors, the documentary field has similar challenges of diversity and inclusion as the rest of the entertainment industry.

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It started with a small idea on Facebook, born out of despair after the election — a group of women marching to protest the presidency of Donald Trump.


Inside the Resistance Manual, a guide to Trump-era policies — and how to protest them.

A conversation with Aditi Juneja: "Regardless of who you are, policy does impact your life in some meaningfulway."

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In 2016 alone, an estimated 3,710 of the 6,315 reported deaths of migrants (refugees and asylum seekers) were African. You wouldn’t know that from media coverage.

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Vox spoke to about a dozen of them, mostly members of a Facebook group we run for Obamacare enrollees about what the Affordable Care Act did for their lives and what the possibility of repeal means for their future.

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Rabbi Jordan Bendat-Appell and his 9-year-old son Adin joined thousands of protesters at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Monday night to voice their disagreement with President Trump’s recent executive order on refugees and immigrants.