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Stephanie Brown
Graduate Fellow

Stephanie Brown is a graduate student in the American University School of Communication's International Media program. She recently interned with GoodWeave International and is currently on the programming and festival operation team of the DC Chinese Film Festival. She holds a B.A. in Psychology and Professional Writing from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where she joined the Carnegie Mellon Human-Computer Interaction Institute as a research assistant, collaborating on projects exploring user perspectives on online anonymity. Prior to that, Stephanie interned at Three Rivers Community Foundation, where she wrote about human rights issues and current events. Stephanie enjoys reading, writing, and experiencing other cultures.

Stephanie can be reached at sb9279a [at] american [dot] edu

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Anedra Edwards
Graduate Fellow

Anedra Edwards is a full-time graduate student at American University studying for a Master of Fine Arts degree in Film and Electronic Media. As a native Washingtonian, she attended Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania receiving her undergraduate degree in 2010 for a Bachelor of Arts in International Business and Management and a minor in Film Studies. She is a production professional specializing in producing, screenwriting, video shooting and editing. Throughout her college and post college career, she has served multiple positions for NBC Universal, BET Networks, VH1 Network, Viacom International, Comcast Television and several other television and production companies. She has been recognized for her design expertise, creativity and technical experience. Her recent professional media awards for cinematography and editing include a 2012 Bronze PromaxBDA Local Award for her work with NBC4 News in Washington DC and a 2013 Visions Media Festival Award for her short documentary "I Am Jahlion".

Anedra can be reached at ae1203a [at] american [dot] edu

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Anuj Gupta
Graduate Legal Fellow

Anuj Gupta is an alumnus of the Film and Media Arts program from American University's School of Communication and now is currently pursuing law at the Washington College of Law. He is focusing his legal studies on intellectual property law, specifically copyright and trademark. In his spare time, he enjoys tennis and taking on new hobbies such as learning how to make mobile apps.

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Emily O'Connor
Media That Matters Coordinator

Emily O’Connor is an undergraduate Film and Media Arts student in American University’s School of Communication. She is minoring in marine biology, and is interested in the relationships between science, media and society. An active volunteer in the anti-human-trafficking movement, she is also exploring the power of visual media for social justice causes.

Emily can be reached at eo0455a [at] american [dot] edu.

Daniela Perez