Gregor Collins, author, speaker, actor and contributor, travels the world with his memoir The Accidental Caregiver, about his experiences caring for Maria Altmann, portrayed by Helen Mirren in Woman in Gold. Gregor launched Humans in My Phone, a micro-documentary series about his many creative friends. Gregor introduces us to these HIMPs:
Consolee Nishimwe is a survivor of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, recounted in her memoir, Tested to the Limit: A Genocide Survivor’s Story of Pain, Resilience and Hope. She was awarded the 2013 ASALH Living Legacy Award, What Better Looks Like Award, and New York City Council’s recognition award. In SAFE Magazine #1, Together for Girls Organization named her one of 50 Global Heroes who help stop sexual violence against children.
Maxine Wanderer, a 12-year-old actress and dancer, is a member of Child’s Play, NY Shakespeare Players and The Brooklyn Ballet Conservatory Program. She won a Best Actress Award and Best Youth Actor Award for playing the lead in the Fantasy Short "Sylphvania Grove". Maxine has appeared on NBC’s The Blacklist, Saturday Night Live and Bon Appetit’s Kids Try Food Series.
Jordan Yanco is a dialect coach with more than 60 accents. He's worked with Al Pacino (on The Pirates of Somalia) and other A-list actors. He is a member of the Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA), Linguistics Society of America (LSA), and the American Dialect Society (ADS).