Maria Marewski

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Founding Director (in 1994) and Executive Director of the Children's Media Project, Maria Marewski is an award winning filmmaker who has taught at the University of Maryland, Hunter College, and Vassar College. She has presented at numerous national conferences (Grantmakers in the Arts, Coalition for Essential Schools, the National Media Education Conference) and has curated (since 1999) the Youth Media Program for The Hampton's International Film Festival. Maria has served as a panelist or presenter for numerous committees, conferences and film festivals. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Poughkeepsie Institute, as well as our own Children's Media Project. As Executive Director, she is responsible for organization-wide leadership and direction, leading the Curriculum Development team, fund raising and general community outreach.