Jos Duncan is a native Philadelphian whose work in filmmaking, education, and storytelling has been recognized through grant awards and fellowships from the American Folklore Society, New York Women in Film and Television, Colin Powell Center for Public Service, The Leeway Foundation, Flaherty Film Seminar, and Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. She is the producer of Stories In Service: Day of Neighborhood Storytelling - an annual city-wide event that hosts storytelling programs in Philadelphia's urban neighborhoods. In 2007 with the goal of bringing communities together to make progressive social change using the power of story she founded GriotWorks. Duncan holds an M.F.A. in Media Arts, a B.B.A in Business, and an Associate's degree in computer science. She has told stories and facilitated multi-media storytelling workshops at numerous schools and institutions nationally. Duncan is also currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pennsylvania where she teaches film and video.