Storytelling Instructor, Coach, and Host of Story Lab
Diana Medina is a first-generation Mexican-American poet and educator born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Her mission in life is to use her gift with words to bring more clarity, compassion, and comic relief to the world. She believes that this is how she will leave the world better than she found it. She’s a seasoned storyteller as well as a published author, with her debut poetry collection, Healing Out Loud, published in 2020. Her work has been featured in Modern Latina Magazine and StoryCenter. She works by day as the Program Director at The Practice Space, a Bay Area nonprofit. By night she is the Founder and Chief Merriment Officer of Off The Clocker, a company that provides poetic interventions for an ever-changing world in the form of events, micro-coaching, consulting services, inspirational merchandise, publications, and performances. Diana holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from California State University, Northridge and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California. She is our Story Lab host, a story coach, and storytelling instructor– and one of our all-time favorite storytellers.