Michelle and Nima discuss Dreams, Disappointment and giving up.
Aron Kader Raised in a typical political Mormon/Palestinian family from Utah and Washington DC Aron moved to LA to pursue a life in the arts. He has been seen and heard in many national publications and news shows for being one of the first Arab Americans on television doing stand-up comedy. He does a lot of political satire and can be considered smart because he understands the middle-east and even read a book or two. He tours N.America & the middle-east often as well as hotel ballrooms where he gets paid to entertain various Arab organizations in a blazer.
Julia Pels is an LA based stand up comedian, storyteller, producer & LGBTQ activist. She was recently featured in WhoHaHa as one of the TOP 35 LGBTQ creators in the nation. Instagram/Twitter: @Queercomedian
Christopher Rivas is a 2018 Rothschild fellow, an award-winning storyteller, published writer, social entrepreneur, film/television and theater actor. Chris’s artistic mission is to create and share powerful stories that move us forward, blend boundaries, and encourage dialogue. As a storyteller, he has developed and facilitated storytelling workshops for The WWE, Upworthy, United Nations High Commission for Refugees, Hollywood Heart Foundation, SoulPancake, Safe Place for Youth, Museum of Broken Relationships, CalArts, UCLA, and many more. Born and raised in NYC. A proud graduate of CalArts and currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Expressive Arts for Global Health & Peace Building from The European Graduate School.