Kari René Hall
Kari René Hall, a former photojournalist for the Los Angeles Times, photo editor for the Orange County Register and producer of "Lethal Vows," a CBS movie starring John Ritter, and is probably best known for her book "Beyond the Killing Fields" on Cambodian refugees with a forward by The Dalai Lama (Aperture Books) and documentary "Henry: An Unlikely Hero," launched on MSNBC.com and optioned by HBO. An Ochberg Society Fellow with a passion for humanitarian issues reporting, Kari earned Harvard Medical School's mastery certificate in Global Mental Health: Trauma and Recovery. Her work has been published in university photojournalism textbooks in 20 countries and translated into eight languages including Farsi, Hindi, Spanish and Chinese, teaching 400,000 students. A frequent guest speaker, she's presented multimedia projects to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, US Senate, across the country and internationally, including at Army bases in Germany and at Visa Pour l'Image in France. Kari enjoys telling the personal stories behind personal finance and tech innovators, and beach running near her home in Newport Beach (CA).