The 3rd Round Storytelling Session

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Ms. Lisa Molomot

Documentary Filmmaker and Educator, USA
Lisa Molomot has produced and directed documentaries about the American Southwest in recent years including The Cleaners, Missing in Brooks County and Soledad. She has also focused on stories about education. Her hugely popular film School’s Out has been an integral part of the movement for providing outdoor education for young children, and her recent short film Teaching in Arizona is an inside look at the teaching crisis in that state. Lisa teaches documentary filmmaking in the Human Rights Practice Program and the Undergraduate Law Major at the University of Arizona. I am text block. Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

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SOLEDAD Documentary Screening Followed by a Q&A with Director, Lisa Molomot

SOLEDAD tells the story of a woman from Central America who fled gang violence and torture to seek asylum in the U.S., only to find herself imprisoned at the Eloy Detention Center. Soledad and a team of women join forces to win her asylum case.

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Dr. Michelle Kuei

Founder, Elevate LifeCoaching, United States
Michelle Kuei is a motivational speaker, certified visibility confidence coach and author who empowers women in building the skill-sets of resiliency to overcome tragedy, bounce back, and find purpose in every challenge. Michelle is the former secretary of the United Nations Association of the USA at the Pasadena Chapter, Clinical Pharmacist at Keck Medical Center at University of Southern California, and Former Associate at the Associated Patient Advocates. She is also the founder of Elevate LifeCoaching, the author of the memoir “Perfectly Normal-an immigrant’s story of making it in America”; an inspirational journey of overcoming adversity after an automobile accident that changed her life trajectory. Michelle was born in Taiwan and grew up in New York, but today she lives in Los Angeles with her short-hair orange tabby cat named ‘Toby’ who is working his way to take over the social media publicity.
Speech Title: “Build It or Lose it” Cultivating Courage as Your Everyday Habit.

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Ms. Grace Chenxin Liu

Award-winning writer, speaker, researcher, Founder of Sharing to Empower and Co-founder of ABC Media, USA Grace Chenxin Liu is an American national award-winning junior journalist, multiple-time winner of the International Chinese Essay Contest for Youth, the 1st place winner of the American National Chinese Speech and Writing Contest, Long Island Young Scholar for Mathematics, Founder of Sharing to Empower, and Co-founder of ABC Media. Being a Davidson Young Scholar, she has also been selected as one of the youngest to join 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures and The Junior Academy, two very prestigious and competitive global programs offered by the New York Academy of Sciences.

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Her first fencing tournament

She has 21 articles in English and Chinese published. She has presented her research papers at multiple international and national conferences. Her work has been profiled and quoted in Newsday, Newsbreak, World Journal, China Press, Global Chinese Media, Washington Chinese Daily, Sina.Com, Patch, Syosset Advance, Syosset Jericho News Journal, GNS News, DWNews, and more. Her current research interests include gender, history, artificial intelligence, and sustainability issues. Currently, she is a middle-school student in the USA.
Speech Title: “Believing in Myself; Breakthroughs and Successes in Your Life”

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