Michaela Murphy is a writer, playwright, storyteller, and teacher. Her stories have been featured on NPR, Off-Broadway (Second Stage Theater), The Moth Mainstage (NYC and National Tours) and Peabody Award winning The Moth Radio Hour, The Liar Show, RISK!, and TEDx, the Clinton White House and in The New Yorker. She is formerly the Director of Education at Second Stage Theater and was a guest Artistic Director for several of The 52nd Street Project replications (Navajo and Chippewa Nations). Michaela is a Co-Founder of L!FE: Leadership Fueled by Entrepreneur–ism (Detroit, NYC) an education platform for HS students, and was director of the Entrepreneurs-in-Training program at Barnard College. She is currently Director of Education at Bucks County Playhouse, continues to perform her stories, and consults as a speech writer and coach to thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, and C-level executives.