Stories by Our Fellows

Justice in Storytelling: Paradoxes and Problems

Being a Karel Fellow was incredibly rewarding – and incredibly difficult. It’s hard to admit that even though I’ve done some sort of communications work since high school, I know practically nothing about using this field for the kind of advocacy that would directly...

Nine Weeks Later

I sit in the D.C. airport as I write this. My backpack full of mementos and memories from my time here lies next to me on the oversized terminal chair as I await the winged vessel that symbolizes both the end of this adventure and the beginning of the next one. I...

The Summer of Visual Storytelling

During my Fellowship this summer, I met a woman who would change my life forever. Her name is Kate Hayward. She is a visual thinker and curriculum designer who uses visual learning to make complex ideas easier to digest. We connected on social media, and as a fellow...