Presenter Bios


Fighting Obstacles Knowing Ultimate Success (FOKUS)

FOKUS (represented by Atiba T. Edwards, Giovanna Fischer, and JoLillian Zwerdling) uses the arts to educate, empower, and unite communities, focusing on community-based events and arts education. It is also the publisher of INSIGHT magazine. All FOKUS projects are designed to increase the public’s access to the arts and foster creativity through traditional and nontraditional means.





Non-profit Arts Advocacy Organization

Brooklyn, New York, USA