Guest, Christopher Rivas

Guest Name: 
Christopher Rivas
Christopher Rivas
Guest Occupation: 
Ariane De Rothschild fellow for Social Entrepreneurship. He’s a two-time Moth winner, published writer, actor, social activist, educator, and speaker
Guest Biography: 

CHRISTOPHER RIVAS

Christopher Rivas is a 2018 Ariane De Rothschild fellow for Social Entrepreneurship. He’s a two-time Moth winner,  published writer, actor (GLOW, Grey’s Anatomy, For The People, SEAL Team, Shameless, Rizzoli & Isles, 2 Broke Girls, and more), social activist, educator, and speaker. 

Human narratives are his single greatest passion, and his mission is to create and share powerful stories that move us forward, blend boundaries, and encourage dialogue. As a speaker and facilitator he has worked with organizations all over the world using the power of storytelling to craft messages that inspire and set us free. He’s developed and facilitated storytelling workshops for The WWE, United Nations High Commission for Refugees, Safe Place for Youth, LAMP on Skid Row, The Museum of Broken Relationships, The Skirball Cultural Center, UCLA, CalArts, Upworthy, and content for SoulPancake to name a few.

He’s currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Expressive Arts for Global Health & Peace Building from The European Graduate School.