Cura International Advisors
Hayden M. Bixby, International Program Director
Hayden Bixby has served as the International Program Director for Cura Orphanage since December 2007. She is tenured English faculty at Edmonds Community College in Washington state, and has served as a Board member for Wyo-Ben, in Billings, Montana and KSER Foundation in Everett, Washington. As a young woman, she lived in Kenya and briefly attended the University of Nairobi before returning to the U.S. and graduating from Pitzer College with a degree in English and Third World Studies. Hayden went on to complete her MA degree in English Studies at Western Washington University, focusing her research on West African literature.
Amy Eldon is a member of the Advisory Committee. Her career in broadcasting began with the Emmy nominated documentary, Dying to Tell the Story. She was the Associate Producer and host of the film which wove the story of her brother, photographer Dan Eldon, with those of other journalists working in conflict zones around the world. Amy also co-produced Soldiers of Peace for CNN. In 2003 she was the host and co-creator of Global Tribe a PBS series about “change-makers,” ordinary people finding solutions to the challenges they face. She is the co-author, with Kathy Eldon, of three books, published by Chronicle Books: Soul Catcher: A Journal to Help You Become Who You Really Are; Angel Catcher: A Journal of Loss and Remberance; and Love Catcher: A Journal to Invite Love into Your Life. Currently she is Vice President of Production for Creative Visions Productions and Co-Chair of the Creative Visions Foundation.