Lacey Schwartz , Producer/Director
Lacey Schwartz is the CEO of Truth Aid. She is a director/producer and outreach strategist who has worked with a variety of production companies, organizations, and networks, including MTV, BET, @radical.media, NASCAR, and Be'chol Lashon. She also Executive Produced the narrative film Difret, which won Audience Awards at the 2014 Sundance and Berlin Film Festivals. Schwartz has a BA from Georgetown University and a JD from Harvard Law School. She is a member of the NYS Bar.
Mehret Mandefro, Producer
Mehret Mandefro is President of Truth Aid. She is a producer/writer who draws on her experience as a physician and anthropologist to make films about the social determinants of health. She produced the film Difret, which won Audience Awards at the 2014 Sundance and Berlin Film Festivals. Mehret received a BA & MD from Harvard University, and a MSc in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine as Fulbright Scholar. She was also a White House Fellow.
James Adolphus, Co-Director