PAUL & SUSI CHILDERS: FOUNDERS OF VOICE FOR THE VOICELESS, PhotogenX & LOST KITES ADVISORY BOARD
Paul and Susi are the founders of PhotogenX, an organization that specializes in using various forms of media to raise awareness about global injustices and to promote social change. For over 20 years, Susi Childers has pursued photography as an art and a profession. She has used her camera to raise awareness about community development projects in Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Nepal, India and Brazil. Paul Childers is a much sought after lecturer and communicator on biblical studies, leadership and justice. Together they have worked in over 50 nations and have published five photographic works: The Eyes of Afghanistan, A Voice for the Voiceless, Unique: Faces of the Nations, 30 Days of Prayer for the Voiceless and Hakani (A Voice for Life).
MICHAEL LIENAU: FOUNDER OF GLOBAL NET PRODUCTIONS & LOST KITES ADVISORY BOARD
Michael is an award winning film and video producer. For more than 30 years, he has produced major media pieces such as “THE FIRE BELOW US: Remembering Mount St. Helens” – seven time award winner featured on National Geographic Television, Discovery, and PBS. Other award winning productions include “Healing America’s Wounds” “Return of the Raven,” (PBS), “Native Apology Resolution,” “Run to High Ground,” and many more. He has contributed media pieces to FOX News, CNN, NBC, and clients include HBO Pictures, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, PBS, Inside Edition, Good Morning America, The Today Show, and others.
BRITTANY DEVRIES: FOUNDER OF SEEDLING MEDIA PRODUCTIONS & LOST KITES ADVISORY BOARD
Brittany is currently filming Pending Files, a fictional narrative that brings awareness to the realities of the hardships that children living in institutions face. A human rights activist for children without families, Brittany’s work on the documentary Querido Panama contributed to the change in Panamanian laws concerning adoption. Her goal is to see sweeping reform in orphan care not only locally in Panama but across Latin America.