The SPIN Academy Speakers

Will Coley

Principal, Aquifer Media

Will Coley is a latte-drinking, bike-riding, taco-loving, media-making social justice do-gooder originally from North Carolina now living in Los Angeles. Will has been an advocate and organizer with immigrants and refugees in Charlotte, New York/Newark, and Los Angeles, as well as in Zimbabwe and Great Britain, for organizations including Catholic Charities – Charlotte, American Friends Service Committee, and Jesuit Refugee Service. Through Aquifer Media, Will designs social campaigns and digital storytelling for groups such as the Freedom from Fear awards, Detention Watch Network, Rights Working Group and Public Interest Projects. Will is a graduate of Wake Forest University and has a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University. In 2011, he participated in the first-ever Transom.org Radio Story Workshop.