Editha Rosario — Editha Rosario is a writer, nonprofit manager, educator, and theater artists with performance credits in Chicago and New York. A native Chicagoan, Editha studied theater at Northwestern University and earned a graduate degree from New York University in play writing, performance and feminist studies. Editha has served as Executive Director of INTAR Theatre, an ensemble member of American Blues Theater, and Director of Individual Giving at Dance Theatre workshop. She is pursuing a degree in law at Tulane.

Judith Sloan — Judith Sloan is a multi-disciplinary artist, educator, and human rights activist. She is co-founder of EarSay. Full bio on about page.

Robin Lynch — Robin Lynch is a recipient of numerous national and international design awards, has worked as art director at Warner Bros. Records, director of design at Electra Records, and vice president of creative services at GRP Records. She served as vice president of the board of directors for the New York chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts and participated as a speaker at numerous design conferences. She is an associate professor in the School of Art+Design at Purchase College, SUNY.

Susan Perlstein — Susan Perlstein is the founder of the National Center for Creative Aging and Elders Share the Arts. Susan is presently a consultant to the field of creativity and aging.  She is an educator, social worker, administrator and an artist. She has written extensively on creativity, and late-life learning.

Shekaiba Wakili-Bennett — Shekaiba Wakili s a photographer who creates images centered on issues of contemporary Muslim women. Born in Kabul, Afghanistan, she immigrated to the United States after the Soviet invasion. She graduated from Columbia University with a Masters in Art Education, and received her BA from State University of New York, Old Westbury, in Visual Arts and History.

Tara Callen — Tara Callen is the founding director of Aurelius for the Arts. She received her undergraduate and graduate degree at New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. Aurelius for the Arts grew out of the completion of her studies in art education in nonprofit sect at NYU. She hopes to reach as many orphanages as possible with her programs and plans to also create more community based arts programs within New York City. As a board member of EarSay she is focusing on sustainable practices for EarSay’s Youth Arts and Activism workshops.

Warren Lehrer — Warren Lehrer is a multi-disciplinary artist, educator and humanitarian. He is co-founder of EarSay. Full bio on about page.