- Impact Storytelling at Nat Geo in Washington, D.C.
- Meet Our Experts
Impact Storytelling at Nat Geo in Washington, D.C.:
Meet Our Experts
Named a National Geographic Emerging Explorer for his groundbreaking work as a cultural educator, Aziz Abu Sarah has dedicated his life to bringing Israelis and Palestinians together to find common ground, build mutual understanding, and forge lasting relationships. He has spoken in hundreds of churches, synagogues, and mosques, before both the European Parliament and the United Nations, and at many universities on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, peace, reconciliation, and interfaith dialogue. His peacemaking work in has taken him around the world—from Syria to Colombia. Aziz will join the Impact Storytelling workshop at Nat Geo Headquarters in Washington D.C.
Catherine Workman is Senior Director of Wildlife and Wild Places at the National Geographic Society, where she oversees a portfolio of programs and grants related to wildlife issues. Her work has spanned the globe- from studying critically endangered langurs in northern Vietnam to helping develop collaborative strategies to stop the killing, trafficking, and demand for elephant ivory, to serving National Geographic’s BioBlitz, a citizen science initiative occurring annually in national parks across the United States. Before returning to National Geographic in 2015, Catherine spent a year as a AAAS Science Policy Fellow in the Office of Forestry and Biodiversity at USAID, where she supported government efforts to address biodiversity and forest loss, including unsustainable fishing, illegal logging, and wildlife trafficking. Catherine will join the Impact Storytelling workshop at Nat Geo Headquarters in Washington D.C.
Susan Goldberg is editor in chief of National Geographic magazine and editorial director of National Geographic Partners, in charge of all publishing ventures, including digital journalism, magazines, books, maps, children and family, and travel and adventure. Under her leadership, National Geographic magazine has won a Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for its issue about gender, three National Magazine Awards, and the George Polk Award for Magazine Reporting. After spending most of her career in newspapers, she served as executive editor for Bloomberg News in Washington. In 2013, she was voted one of Washington’s 11 most influential women in the media by Washingtonian magazine. Susan will join the Impact Storytelling workshop at Nat Geo Headquarters in Washington D.C.