Name: Beth Cohen
Country: United States
Beth Cohen is Director of Media at PopTech, leading teams, developing content strategy, and field producing stories about PopTech initiatives across the globe. Working with extraordinary team members and world-changing people, she has produced stories on global health, post-disaster resilience, violence cessation, and gender and climate change. PopTech content is shared and viewed by over a million viewers annually, and has been picked up by Fast Company, GOOD, Business Week, Smithsonian, The Economist, Stanford Social Innovation Review + National Geographic. Beth is also an independent video producer, writer, amateur photographer and teacher, guided by the belief that a single story can give audiences an understanding of the world’s injustices and suffering as well as its triumphs and beauty, leading them to positive action. After receiving her Master’s degree from the Documentary Film and Video Program at Stanford, in partnership with various NGOs, Beth worked with former child brides in Andhra Pradesh, survivors of domestic violence in a refugee community in DC, and teen girls in rural Maine. She was on the faculty and MFA Committee at Maine Media College, and is currently designing an organization to pair filmmakers and photographers with change-makers and distributors to get more stories out into the world.