Video: Innovators in Action

Innovators in Action captures the work of four members of the Synergos Arab World Social Innovators Program - Rana Dajani in Jordan and Ali Abu Awwad, Mohammed al-Kilany, and Nureddin Amro in Palestine.

It was produced by documentary filmmaker, Barbara Cupisti, who is the founder of Secret Garden Productions, an independent film production company based in New York and Rome. Cupisti, is a former television and film actress and writer/director of the award-winning documentary Mothers (shot in 2007 - presented at the 2007 Venice Film Festival - won the David di Donatello Award for best documentary of the year) and author of the docufilm Forbidden Childhood (shot in 2008 - currently showing at various international film festivals). She travels frequently to the Middle East to document outstanding development issues. To learn more about Barbara and her work, please visit