In 2020, Sandrella Nyabol, a young scholar and poet in Juba, South Sudan, wrote Maybe Not. Sandrella shared her poem during The Jüdische Kulturbund Project’s Kid Stories, a virtual digital storytelling program we led in collaboration with Andy’s Summer Playhouse during the first summer of COVID-19.

Project teammates, Leif Persson and Cindy Oxberry, initiated a video project titled Who Am I from the work that emerged from Kid Stories. They invited women living around the world to video record themselves reciting Maybe Not. These recordings were assembled to make Who Am I.

Who Am I illuminates the strong, powerful force that changes the world everyday – WOMEN.


Sandrella Nyabol
Juba, South Sudan

Poet, student, and writer of Maybe Not, the basis for the Who Am I project.

Katarina Persdotter
Ransäter, Sweden

Performing artist, mime artist, and owner and producer of Teater Jäder, a children’s theatre.

Ann Barnes
Columbia, Maryland, USA

Retired labor negotiator, mother, works with her church helping to relocate families from Afghanistan to settle in USA.

Carina Ekman
Karlstad, Sweden

Artist, playwright, and member of Teater DOS. Carina is creating a new theatre piece based on her personal life history in a rural community of Sweden.

Nida Khan
Rockville, Maryland, USA

Urban Studies undergraduate student at Yale University, stage manager, and intern for Kultur Stories (Winter 2021).

Katie Donahue
Silver Spring, Maryland, USA

Archivist aide for the Smithsonian Archives of American Art and member of the inclusive theatre group, ArtStream.

Ginger Kennell Falcone
Deming, Washington, USA

Marriage and family therapist and equine-assisted therapist.

Millicent Scarlett
Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada

Singer and voice teacher at George Washington University, Washington, DC.

Margaret Shannon
Flatonia, Texas, USA

Graduate student of Voice at Manhattan School of Music, New York City.

Monirah Hashemi
Karlstad, Sweden

Actress and playwright originally from Afghanistan, member of Teater DOS, and activist for women’s rights. Monirah is an internationally recognized artist, performing her plays across the globe. She is also a participating artist in The Jüdische Kulturbund Project’s Shared Stories collection.

Michelle Wolff
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Retired director of the Shriver Center at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC).

Sue Bevan
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Actress, playwright, and poet. Sue performed at the Women Playwright International Conference (WPIC) in Cape Town, South Africa. She is an advocate for social justice issues, using theatre and poetry as her platforms. 

Nancy Kennell,
Bellingham, Washington, USA

Owner, director, and educator of Running Rabbit, a pre-school daycare home for over 30 years. Nancy was also a mother, wife, and neighborhood advocate. (Deceased, February 26, 2022)

Margeaux Martine
Arlington, Virginia, USA

Actress, dancer/choreographer, and business owner of theExact Word, an online communication tool.

Anna Asplind
Sunne, Sweden

Dancer/choreographer and artistic project manager for “Rural Movements”.

Namini Panchala
Columbo, Sri Lanka

Musician, presenter of Colours of Dye, and women’s activist.

Eva-Mi Tapper
Karlstad, Sweden

Actress, playwright, and member of Teater DOS. Eva-Mi works to promote women’s issues in the arts. Her recent project is a love story set in World War II.

Gunilla Fält
Karlstad, Sweden

Producer and actress, promoter of art in rural areas, member of Teater DOS, and coordinator of “Rural Movements”.


Cindy C. Oxberry
New York, New York, USA

Freelance performing arts director, producer, and educator. Cindy is also the The Jüdische Kulturbund Project’s music education program coordinator, an advocate for women’s rights and the co-creator of the Who Am I project.

Leif Persson
Karlstad, Sweden

Freelance director, producer, and project manager. Leif is also a member of Teater DOS, an activist and advocate for human rights, and co-creator of the Who Am I project and Kultur Stories.