Gail Prensky

Reciprocal Exchange Year: 2019

Destination Country: South Sudan

Gail is the founder, executive producer, and director of The Jüdische Kulturbund Project, which explores issues of oppression and response through music and art. She has brought together select talent, partners, and like-minded supporters to educate and inspire others to connect, respond to persecution, and encourage freedom of expression and culture. Through her organization, Meteopa Productions, Gail produces independent projects focusing on advocacy, art, human rights, international themes, and music. She is on the advisory board of the Breaking Barriers Institute, an organization that develop films about those who made an impact on civil rights in the United States. Between 2013 and 2016, Gail served on the board of The Welders, the DC-based playwrights' collective and winner of the Helen Hayes-John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company in 2016.