Louis Abelman, Caring.com Author

Louis Abelman is a journalist, writer and filmmaker. In his wide-ranging travels he has worked to bring modern communication tools to bear to empower people in the telling of vital stories from neglected communities. As a media development professional, he created of visual storytelling training programs using mobile tools for young journalists and activists in conflict zones and developing nations such as Libya, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, and Afghanistan.

After attending Brown University, Louis worked for the International Herald Tribune in Paris and as an editorial assistant and web producer for The New York Times. An independent filmmaker, he co-directed and produced “Lumo,” a documentary about the recovery of a victim of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.