After receiving some beautifully creative submissions for the Fight On video competition I’m happy to announce we have a winner! I returned from a week-long trip to the Middle East to see the final votes that had been submitted by our wonderful panel of judges with experience ranging from independent filmmaking to social entrepreneurship. The judges were:
Sophia Chang has spent over 20 years in the music business, working with Paul Simon, Atlantic Records, Jive Records, and the Wu-Tang Clan and has expertise in many areas including management, marketing, publicity, talent scouting. Most recently, she managed Ol’ Dirty Bastard (RIP), the RZA, and Raphael Saadiq. She has coordinated fashion shows for designer Vivienne Tam, was an account executive at digital advertising agency, Sarkissian Mason, and is writing a screenplay for HBO.
Cheryl Dorsey is President of Echoing Green, a pioneer in the social entrepreneurship movement. The mission of Echoing Green is to unleash next generation talent to solve the world’s biggest problems. In 2009, Dorsey was named one of “America’s Best Leaders” by US News & World Report and the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School. Andin 2010, she was named as one of The Nonprofit Times’ “Power and Influence Top 50.”
Lysa Heslov is a successful independent film producer & humanitarian whose experiences working with children in Darfur compelled her to create Children Mending Hearts, a non-profit that uses the creative arts to help children suffering from conflict abroad.
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