Scott Myers
A professional screenwriter for 25 years, Scott is also a teacher at ScreenwritingMasterClass, an online resource he co-founded in 2011, and host of the popular site GoIntoTheStory, the official screenwriting blog of the Black List. Scott has written nearly 30 projects for every major Hollywood studio and broadcast network. His...
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Emily Neil
Emily is a recent graduate of Barnard College from Baltimore, MD. She majored in Middle Eastern Studies and minored in Spanish and Latin American studies. Since 2012, she has worked as a staff member for Artistic Dreams International, an arts education nonprofit, focusing in particular on developing the organization’s Harlem-based...
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Gisele is the Communications Manager for Plywood People. In typical start-up fashion, she fulfills a myriad of jobs within the Plywood community. She writes for and manages the Plywood Blog, sells Billboard Bags, project manages events, and just generally tries to keep things in order. She recently started a blogger...
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Roberta Ness, M.D., M.P.H.
Roberta B. Ness, MD, MPH, is Dean and M. David Low Chair in Public Health at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health. Dr. Ness is a recognized expert in women’s health research. She is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and...
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Noa Kageyama, Ph.D.
Performance psychologist Dr. Noa Kageyama serves on the faculty of The Juilliard School and the New World Symphony, where he specializes in teaching performing artists how to utilize sport psychology principles to perform up to their abilities under pressure. Also a conservatory-trained violinist with degrees from Juilliard and Oberlin, Dr...
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Ariel Norling
Ariel Norling is a student at Syracuse University. She is studying education policy and information technology. She has worked as a researcher for an education technology research facility at Columbia University and several education nonprofits, and as a high school teacher. She is passionately curious about entrepreneurship, design, and technology...
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Elisabeth Norman
Elisabeth Norman is associate professor of psychology at the University of Bergen, Norway. Her research is concerned with how consciously experienced, “intuitive” feelings may reflect unconscious knowledge. She has mostly focused on how such feelings, sometimes referred to as "fringe consciousness", can be operationalised and measured within implicit learning.
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Creative Oklahoma
What is Creative Oklahoma? Formed in 2006, Creative Oklahoma is a statewide non-profit organization advancing Oklahoma’s creative economy through creativity and innovation based initiatives in education, commerce and culture. The mission is to transform the state of Oklahoma through projects and collaborative ventures that help develop a more entrepreneurial and...
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Laura Otis, Ph.D.
Trained as a neuroscientist and literary scholar, Laura Otis, Ph.D., studies the ways that literature and science intersect. In her research, she compares the ways that scientific and literary writers describe identity, memory, communication, and thought. Otis received her BS in Biochemistry from Yale University in 1983, her MA in...
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Mahir S. Ozdemir, Ph.D.
Mahir S. Ozdemir, Ph.D., is a scientist, currently working for a pharmaceutical company in Europe. He loves science but also philosophy and talks endlessly about the hard problem of consciousness.
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