Ioana Friedman

Founder & Editor
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Episode 11: Parts Of A Whole
Location: South Orange, New Jersey
Nationality: American
Biography: Ioana Friedman was born in Bucharest, Romania, and came to the U.S. as a refugee at twelve years old. She studied visual arts at the Duke Ellington School of Arts in D.C. and earned a BFA in Media Arts from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. For... read on
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Episode 11: Parts Of A Whole
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Nov 26, 2019
Location: Brooklyn, New York
"From a tech perspective, we always have a choice. Do we want to go the route that will foster respect, integrity, kindness, and unity even when we differ? And there might be emotions. Allow for that space to happen and not take it and sensationalize it. And I always will choose that." —Adriana Teresa Letorney

In this episode, I sit with Adriana Teresa Letorney, the founder and CEO of Visura, to talk about diversity, media literacy, and how visual storytelling changed with the digital revolution and the economic collapse.

What follows is a story about personal history and cultural heritage that continues to inform and shape everything that we do in life. This is a story about feeling vulnerable, owning it, and turning it into empowerment and a way of connecting deeply with people — both professionally and personally. This is how Visura was born.

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Parts of a Whole — Blissfully Aware
In 2008, when media jobs dried up overnight because the economy crashed, Adriana Teresa Letorney didn't know what to expect. So she did the most logical thing she could.
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