Nonprofit Organizations

Semester at Sea

In Spring 2015, I served as the shipboard videographer for the Semester at Sea program, documenting students’ educational experiences during their semester-long, round-the-world voyage. Traveling westward from San Diego, California to Southampton, England, we visited 12 countries and 15 cities over the course of 112 days

“Now We’re Making Our Own Stories”
Roles: Producer, Videographer, Editor

As the students of Semester at Sea’s Spring 2015 voyage board the MV Explorer, they reflect on their first experiences on the ship and their anticipation of the 112 day, round-the-world journey to come.

Exploring Endangered Languages in Hawaii
Roles: Producer, Videographer, Editor

Students pay a visit to the University of Hawaii at Hilo where they learn about the University’s efforts to preserve and revitalize the Hawaiian language and get the chance to interact with native Hawaiian speakers.

Exploring the Mekong Delta
Roles: Producer, Videographer, Editor

While in Vietnam, Spring 2015 voyagers explored the Mekong Delta, where they visited a floating market and enjoyed a homestay with a Vietnamese family.

Novication Ceremony in Burma (Myanmar)
Roles: Producer, Videographer, Editor

Students got the chance to witness a Novication Ceremony while in Burma (Myanmar) in which children are initiated as novice monks in the Therevada Buddhist monastic tradition. Karina Wohlheiter shares how the experience reminded her of similar coming-of-age traditions from her own culture.


Stone Soup Films

Stone Soup Films is a nonprofit production company that builds the capacity of worthy organizations in Washington D.C. by donating professional promotional films. Examples can be seen below and at

Sasha Bruce Youthwork: Mental Toughness Retreat
Roles: Producer, Videographer, Editor

Sasha Bruce Youthwork improves the lives of homeless, runaway, abused, and neglected youth and their families in the Washington D.C. area. This short video highlights a week-long “mental toughness” retreat for teens.

Reach Incorporated
Roles: Videographer, Editor

Reach Incorporated is a highly innovative literacy program that recruits and trains struggling adolescent readers to tutor D.C. elementary school students in need of additional support.

Street Sense
Roles: Videographer, Assistant Editor

Street Sense offers economic opportunities for people experiencing homelessness in Washington D.C. through a newspaper that elevates voices and encourages debate on poverty and injustice.


Mary’s Center

Mary’s Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center that provides health care, family literacy and social services to individuals whose needs too often go unmet by the public and private systems. The films below were produced for their annual fundraising gala, Noche Tropical

Mary’s Center: Our 24th Year, Still Going Strong
Role: Videographer

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