Work.

  • Michaela’s work creates a bridge and a method to bring the voices and stories of people to the halls of institutional power to promote positive social change.
    Eric Ramirez-Ferrero, Chief of Party, JHPIEGO Mozambique
  • Michaela always prioritized staying true to the voice of the girls she was working with. She created new ways to engage with them and put them at ease so that the stories from our organization could shine through.
    Lynn Bentaleb, Program Officer, Community Foundation for Monterey County
  • Michaela is a talented visual storyteller and an excellent communicator. She has an aptitude for engaging diverse stakeholders and she is committed to promoting participatory methods in service of community transformation.
    Darren Isom, Executive Director, Memphis Music Initiative
  • Michaela is sensitive to cultural dynamics that influence qualitative research. She is a good teacher and trainer and provides excellent feedback to staff and other key stakeholders.
    Sara Ezra Teri, Community Relations Superintendent, Bulyanhulu Gold Mine Limited
  • Michaela’s work creates a bridge and a method to bring the voices and stories of people to the halls of institutional power to promote positive social change.
    Eric Ramirez-Ferrero, Chief of Party, JHPIEGO Mozambique
  • Michaela always prioritized staying true to the voice of the girls she was working with. She created new ways to engage with them and put them at ease so that the stories from our organization could shine through.
    Lynn Bentaleb, Program Officer, Community Foundation for Monterey County
  • Michaela is a talented visual storyteller and an excellent communicator. She has an aptitude for engaging diverse stakeholders and she is committed to promoting participatory methods in service of community transformation.
    Darren Isom, Executive Director, Memphis Music Initiative
  • Michaela is sensitive to cultural dynamics that influence qualitative research. She is a good teacher and trainer and provides excellent feedback to staff and other key stakeholders.
    Sara Ezra Teri, Community Relations Superintendent, Bulyanhulu Gold Mine Limited

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Michaela Leslie-Rule.

Michaela Leslie-Rule is a digital media producer, storyteller and social scientist. As the owner of Fact Memory Testimony she has been fortunate to collaborate with changemakers in the United States, India and in Sub Saharan Africa. Embedded in Leslie-Rule’s approach to research, advocacy and communication is elevating constituent voices through the use of storytelling and multimedia. She is particularly interested in participatory methods for measuring and documenting social and organizational change, and has designed and implemented participatory projects on four continents. She frequently collaborates with other researchers, filmmakers and strategists to advance social impact.

Leslie-Rule holds Masters of Public Health and Public Administration from the University of Washington with a focus on advocacy and multimedia storytelling in global health. She also earned a BFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

CV and case studies are available upon request.