Mentor Bios


LYNN FEINERMAN: Creator and producer of the Women Rising Radio project, Lynn is a media activist focusing on social justice, ecology and peacebuilding. Her award-winning movies have been broadcast on television and featured at festivals and other special events. Lynn’s movie ECORAP: VOICES FROM THE ‘HOOD was chosen by the Library of Congress as part of its historical film archive.

In addition to her media work, Lynn creates on-the-ground projects designed to educate and mobilize communities…..from organizing teach-ins and protests during the Vietnam war era to her Hebron CommUnity Project in the Middle East, created to teach nonviolent communication and other peace building techniques there.  Lynn’s writing has appeared in Tikkun magazine, Common Dreams online, the San Francisco Guardian, the LA Weekly , the Berkeley Monthly, the New York Daily Forward , La Opinion newspaper in Los Angeles, and other journals.   Lynn received a B.A. degree from Smith College, and did graduate studies in cinema at the University of Southern California.