David Darg and Bryn Mooser
- 70 Minutes
- Friday, March 1, 2013 3:00 p.m.
Tickets are not required for Jorgensen LecturesDavid Darg and Bryn Mooser founded RYOT.ORG to give a voice to the voiceless. Through news and creative media, RYOT highlights the most impacting humanitarian projects in the world. Every story posted is accompanied by an action box, which links directly to a leading organization that is making a positive impact on the issue. For their humanitarian work, Bryn and David were named among the AMERICANS OF THE YEAR for 2012 by Esquire Magazine.
David Darg grew up in the Middle East and England. After receiving his degree in Philosophy from Oxford University, he moved to Africa to work on relief projects. David spent 10 years as a first responder and frontline contributor for Reuters, the BBC and CNN, covering some of the world’s largest natural disasters and wars, and 5 years as director of international disaster relief for Operation Blessing International. In that time David has worked in 30 different countries from Sudan to China and is currently based in Haiti. David surfs, plays music, takes photos and makes films.
Bryn Mooser is the Country Director for Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) and lives and works in Haiti. He helped open APJ’s secondary school in Port au Prince, the only free secondary school serving the slums. He speaks two African languages, Creole and parts of many more. Bryn is a musician, filmmaker and writer; he grew up in Los Angeles, New York City, Maine and Zimbabwe.