Emily Schorr Lesnick (left)
Emily Schorr Lesnick is a New York-based educator, theatremaker, and facilitator. She is a teacher and administrator at Riverdale Country School in the Bronx and is the co-creator of How We GLOW, a piece of interview theater that explores lgbtq+ youth identity, which has performed at more than 30 schools and community spaces. She completed her master's degree in Educational Theater from NYU Steinhardt and currently serves on GLSEN's Educator Advisory Committee.
Jamila Humphrie (right)
Jamila Humphrie is a researcher, producer, and administrator. She is a co-creator of How We GLOW, a piece of interview theatre that explores lgbtq+ youth identity, which has performed at more than 30 schools and community spaces. Her work is driven by a social justice framework to achieve equity for all students. In 2016, Jamila served in the final class of interns with the Obama Administration in the Office of the First Lady, Michelle Obama. Jamila is also a Fulbright Scholar and is a Ph.D. candidate in Educational Leadership at NYU. She currently serves on the Educator Advisory Committee for GLSEN. In her free time, Jamila works full-time at NYU School of Law as an assistant director of alumni relations.
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