Christabel Nsiah-Buadi is the creator and editor of "The Media Disruptors." She covers the intersection of culture and representation in the media for radio, online and print media. She has worked with American Public Media’s Marketplace, was the senior supervising producer for the National Public Radio show, “News and Notes,” and the senior producer of “The Laura Flanders Show” on Air America Radio. She has written and produced pieces for KCET.org, CBC, NPR, BBC, The Amsterdam News and MTV. Her short story was included in the anthology, “Have Milk, Will Travel: Adventures in Breastfeeding” (Demeter Press, 2013). She's at @msama and @mediadisruptorz.
Nancy Wang Yuen's research focuses on diversity in Hollywood. And, while she says she has seen positive change, by and large there is still much to do.
Joanelle Romero was born into Hollywood. The daughter of an actress, she starred in Elvis Presley movies and, at the age of 12, Dennis Hopper became her legal guardian. Yet her story is more than a laundry list of movie industry name drops.
Ilia Calderón doesn't back down in an interview. And she's determined to allow people growing up like she did see their own experience in her stories.
Bhakti Shringarpure is the editor-in-chief of Warscapes. She wants to change the way people understand war and its roots in colonialism.
The product of a Ghanaian upbringing in London, Asante has been disrupting the media world since she was a teen.