Miami Herald | 20 Under 40

Video producer and entrepreneur uses her skills to motivate others.

Jessica Kizorek named her video production company Two Parrot Productions after her pet birds, Kobe and Cielo. The name proved prescient. In many ways, it symbolizes the work she does to help her nonprofits clients – such as Lions Club International, Special Olympics, and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation – tell the world about the work they do to improve society: “We talk about being able to give a bird’s eye view of very messy situations and that story is very easy to digest as seen from above. Parrots are very social. The represent ongoing dialog and partnership and communication

She has made videos on efforts to eliminate sex-trafficking, the need for fair-trade farming, and ways to improve the U.S. education system and refugee camps around the world.