Norah Dooley is an “…entrancing storyteller” (Boston Globe), author, performer, and keynote speaker on literacy and storytelling. She’s been a featured storyteller in several festivals and in fall 2013, she was invited to perform at the Exchange Place of the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, TN. Norah is the co-founder of massmouth,inc. and project director of StoriesLive®. In the past 5 years she led a program that taught over 7,000 Greater Boston high school students to tell compelling first person narratives. She teaches storytelling to undergraduates at the ExCollege at Tufts and graduate education students as adjunct at Lesley University. In Jan 2014, she lectured on storytelling and language acquisition in Tokyo, Japan as part of a multi-year grant funded by the Japanese government. In fall 2014, Norah was the Distinguished Visiting Scholar, in storytelling at Suffolk University.