Biografía del autor
Terry Renay Wroblewski holds a Master Degree in Regional Planning from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York and a Bachelor of Science degree in Urban Planning from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Wroblewski began studying film in 1995 at the University of Utah and continued film studies during her graduate work at Cornell University. Wroblewski graduated from the University of Utah as Outstanding Undergraduate in the Urban Planning Program and was nominated Utah Representative to the Presidential Roundtable in 2001. She received Phi Kappa Phi, Gamma Theta Upsilon, and Golden Key awards. In 1995, Terry researched and authored a rhetorical survey and critical analysis, How to Convey Sensitive Information Effectively, about the Tooele Army Depot, the Utah Chemical Ammunitions Restoration Program, and the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP). Parts of this study were incorporated into public information booklets as well as other communications and training materials. Terry served as planning intern to the Utah Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget, Salt Lake City, Utah. There she completed the 1998 Utah Tomorrow Annual Report and presented it to legislative standing committees, it became the Utah State Plan. While attending Cornell, Terry served as a teaching assistant in the graduate real estate program and interned with Ithaca Neighborhood Housing. She co-authored "From NIMBY to Neighbor: Affordable Housing Development in Tompkins County, NY" and "Musical Chairs: The High Stakes Game of Affordable Housing in Tompkins County." Terry served as Community Planner for the Bureau of Planning, City of Rochester, New York researching and modeling a comprehensive participatory land-use process that engaged citizens in the planning process. For the city, she also developed and delivered capacity-building programs to neighborhood nonprofits. Terry worked as programs manager and developer for ACCORD, A Center for Dispute Resolution, in Binghamton, New York, while writing her thesis. She ran eleven contract services primarily funded by the New York Unified Court System. There she furthered her skills as a large-group facilitator and earned a certificate in community mediation. Terry serves several non-profit boards and founded The Art of Praxis, Inc., Fairport, New York, a 501(c)(3) organization to coordinate planners, academics, artisans, and filmmakers for education, democratic engagement, and empowerment.