Lisa Russell -- Filming the Real People Across the Globe

Lisa Russell is an Emmy® Award-winning filmmaker who produces films and curates creative events that lie at the intersection of arts, social justice and global development. An established global speaker and thought leader, she is a two time TEDx speaker, UN -NGO contracted storyteller and arts curator, Fulbright Specialist, and is a regular presenter at film festivals, storytelling summits, leading universities, international conferences and youth leadership programs. She feels most at home filming people in challenging life situations, and documenting dignity in the most harsh conditions. Find out more about Lisa’s work at

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