Of Chinese and Ecuadorian descent, Marisa Jahn is an artist, writer, activist, and the Executive DIrector of REV, an organization that engineers imaginative approaches to advancing cultural equity and sparks the public imagination to accelerating social change. Her work has been presented at The White House, IDEO NY, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Modern Art, Walker Art Center, MIT Museum, The Power Plant (Toronto), ICA Philadelphia, New Museum, ISEA/Zero 1. She is the editor of three books about culture and politics, a CEC Artslink Fellow, 2007-9 artist in residence at MIT’s Media Lab, and has been recognized as a leading educator by UNESCO. She was formerly the Director of Development at Street Vendor Project of the Urban Justice Center, the Executive Director of People’s Production House, and co-founder of REV- and its former incarnation as a San Francisco called “Pond: art, activism, and ideas” in 2000. Jahn’s work has been reviewed in ArtForum, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Clamor, Punk Planet, Art in America, and Discovery Channel. She is a graduate of UC Berkeley and MIT.