Our Contributors

Educators and industry professionals who have brought their passions to hosting live video sessions or designing content for Worldly.

 

Live Video Session Collaborators

Judy Cohen

Workplace Mediator

Judy Cohen is a workplace mediator with a specialization in disability-related issues. Over the
last 25 years, she has mediated hundreds of cases in the public and private sectors. She was the
Program Manager of the EEO ADR program at the Federal Aviation Administration Eastern
District, where she trained and supervised a roster of 20 internal mediators, and she was the
only non-attorney mediator on the mediator roster of the Eastern District of New York Federal
District Court. She has trained and mentored many mediators over the years, published
numerous articles on cutting edge issues in the field and made many professional
presentations. She is also a professional trainer and has trained many organizations in conflict
management skills.

Morgan Hite

Cartographer

Over the past fifteen years, Morgan Hite has been producing maps for hikers,
geologists, fisheries, biologists, authors, museums, ATVers, artists, conservation
organizations, First Nations and the BC government. He is a member of the Canadian
Cartographic Association, has a strong preference for free software and data, and does
all his mapping using QGIS under Ubuntu Linux. His trail maps and articles have been
appearing in Northword magazine now for six years. You can see some of his work
here and here. A former
wilderness educator, he is hoping to stumble upon cartography work that will require
him to travel to Central Asia.

Gordon Grinberg

Film Editor

Gordon Grinberg has edited over a dozen independent feature films, including
Blue Caprice (Sundance 2013), Joel Schumacher’s Twelve (Sundance 2010),
and the cult romantic horror film Zombie Honeymoon (Slamdance 2005). He
has worked as an assistant editor on films such as Al Pacino’s Chinese Coffee
and Martin Scorsese’s Gangs of New York, and as a visual effects editor on
Judge Dredd and Starship Troopers, as well as the original Bullet-Time VFX
tests for The Matrix.
When not working on movies, Gordon has edited documentary shows for A&E,
AMC, Biography, National Geographic, and The History Channel. He worked on
Spike Lee’s branded content for Uber, Da Republic of Brooklyn, and was an
additional editor on Showtime’s Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men.
Gordon grew up in New York City, where he frequented the many repertory
movie theaters, and eventually studied film and music at Columbia University.
His short comedy film The Tailor has played internationally at over fifty festivals.

Gordon’s IMDB page.

Maya Cozier

Writer/Director

Maya Cozier is a writer/director from Trinidad and Tobago. Her work has been featured on I-D VICE, Complex News, Short of the Week and more. Her feature film debut, She Paradise, was selected to have it’s world premiere at the Tribeca film festival 2020.

See more about Maya at www.mayacozier.com.

Katherine Watier Ong

Organic Traffic Consultant

Katherine Watier Ong is the owner of WO Strategies LLC, a boutique organic traffic consultancy. WO Strategies LLC focuses on optimizing its clients’ presence across any platform that has a search ranking algorithm (Google, YouTube, social, voice).

With over 25 years of experience, Katherine loves helping in-house marketers improve their organic traffic results for enterprise-level websites. She has run digital marketing campaigns for organizations ranging from federal agencies, foreign governments, startups, nonprofits, and Fortune 500 companies focused on G2C, B2B, and B2C audiences.

Steve Cup

Graphic Designer & Illustrator

Steve Cup is a designer and illustrator based in Queens, New York.  For the past several years he has been a lead content designer for the Topps Company digital trading card apps. He is best known for his dark and conceptual illustrations for clients such as The Progressive, Time Out New York, The Village Voice and more.

Intern Team

Raymond Zheng

Experience Creator

Raymond is a rising senior at Shady Side Academy in Pittsburgh, PA. A peer tutor, high tenor, advocate of diversity, and hobbyist botanist, Raymond takes pride in his quirky optimism and plans to study medicine in college.

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Maria Zafar

Experience Creator

Maria is a student at the University of Virginia with plans to major in Business and Political Science.

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Tiffany Liu

Experience Creator

Tiffany is a high school senior planning to pursue statistics and passionate about disseminating research and educational findings to the public community.

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Meagan Abrams

Experience Creator

Educator, curriculum writer, and science enthusiast, with a passion for creating engaging and relevant content.

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Kristen Lambert

Experience Creator

My name is Kristen and I’m a pre-medical neuroscience candidate at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. I love anything to do with business, STEM, and art. Fun fact: I took a gap year to explore these things! In my free time, you can find me at coffee shops, skateboarding, or painting.

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Medhita Sinha

Experience Creator

Medhita is a rising freshman and enthusiast of art and graphic design. She is part of coding and medical-related programs and hopes to pursue a STEM-related field in college.