Academy Award nominee Jennifer Redfearn came to the School in 2020. “As a woman documentary filmmaker and someone who grew up in a low-income family, I’m committed to understanding the experiences of underrepresented groups and marginalized people.”
Ashley Omoma is the 2020 Marlon T. Riggs Fellow. “This is our turn to tell our stories that reflect us, that sound like us, that are told from our point of view,” she says.
Award-winning anchor Rudabeh Shahbazi ('07) advises students: “Be more forgiving. Have faith that things will work out, and it doesn’t matter what people think of you."
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