Writer, Director, Producer
Menen Hailu is a graduate of Columbia University with a Masters in Human Rights, concentrating on child rights and women’s rights. Young Voices, New Dreams stems from her thesis research: "Human Rights of Street Children in Addis Ababa: a Gender Analysis and Perspectives of Street Children." Hailu has taught human rights in combination with the creative arts to youth at IMPACT Repertory Theatre. She is also a photographer based in New York City.
Michael J. Green is an editor based in New York. He holds a BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, and is responsible for editing, motion graphics, color correction, and digital delivery production at Chromavision NYC.
Luke Paige is an American singer-songwriter, composer and producer. He released his debut album, 'Viva City' in 2014, and since has worked with various artists, musicians and independent filmmakers to bring their projects to life. He currently runs a recording studio in Brooklyn, New York.
Luther D. Isler attended New York University to study film and has worked on films that were recognized at the Sundance and Tribeca film festivals. He is also Director of Admissions and Media Manager at IMPACT Repertory Theatre.
Alyssa Rapp is a Barnard Graduate ’11, with degrees in English and Art History. She has exhibited her art work in venues including the New York’s Affordable Art Fair, Concrete Utopia Project Space.