Originally from the Philippines, John Sapida is currently a graduate student at The New School studying International Affairs with a concentration in Media and Culture. His research interests include in the role of media in human rights education, media and memorialization, and migrant's rights. John enjoys participating in media projects in film, photography and social media. Recently, he has participated in media projects in Brazil and Guatemala. If/when he has free time, John is also an actor who has been performing on stage since the age of 11.