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As the Editor, Peter Kinoy heads the post-production work at Skylight.  Over a thirty year career he has developed a unique approach to visual storytelling that combines a deep empathy for human plight with a desire to explain, educate and point paths forward.  Since founding...

Andrea​ ​Ixchíu​ ​is​ ​Maya​ ​K’iche’​ ​leader,​ ​journalist,​ ​law student,​ ​human​ ​rights​ ​activist,​ ​and​ ​a​ ​self-professed geek​ ​with​ ​an​ ​expertise​ ​in​ ​internet​ ​security.​ ​She​ ​was the​ ​youngest​ ​woman​ ​elected​ ​as​ ​a​ ​tribal​ ​leader​ ​in​ ​her highland​ ​community,​ ​where​ ​as​ ​President​ ​of​ ​the Natural​ ​Resources​ ​Board,​ ​she​...

Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj, PhD, is a journalist, social anthropologist, author, academic and international spokeswoman. Dr. Velásquez Nimatuj is the first Maya-K'iche' woman to earn a doctorate in social anthropology and she initiated the court case that made racial discrimination illegal in Guatemala. She has...

Wendy’s creative work takes place at the intersection of storytelling, innovation and social justice. As the Executive Director of The Alliance for Media Arts + Culture, she is focused on facilitating collaboration, innovation, strategic growth and social impact for the media arts field. Previously, Wendy...

Jay Schwartz Coffey is a longtime supporter of human rights in Latin America.  He is the Vice President of Finance at Earthjustice, the US environmental law organization. Jay joined the Peace Corps right after college and developed a love for Latin America through his work...

Jennifer Trone has more than 20 years of professional experience in the nonprofit sector, helping organizations use communications strategically to spread insights, influence and inspire others, and garner support. She has been the lead author or guiding editor for countless publications, including groundbreaking reports; has...

Alexander Wilde has been a director and board chair of WOLA, a Washington-based advocacy organization for human rights and social justice in Latin America. With the Ford Foundation he worked with human rights NGOs in Chile, Colombia, Peru, and Argentina and subsequently defended Ford programs...

Ken Grossinger has been a leader in the movement for social and economic justice for more than 30 years. He is a principal in Democracy Partners (DP), a strategic consulting firm where he directs the Impact Philanthropy division. In addition to serving as a Principal...

Pamela Yates is the Co-founder and Creative Director of Skylight, a non-profit company dedicated to creating feature length documentary films and digital media tools that advance awareness of human rights and the quest for justice by implementing multi-year outreach campaigns designed to engage, educate and...

Paco grew up in several Latin American countries during periods of dictatorships. He is the Executive Director and Executive Producer of Skylight, a human rights media organization dedicated to advancing social justice through storytelling by creating documentary films and media tools that can applied in...

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