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VoxPopuli Staff


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Meet the Staff


Norine Dworkin
Founding Editor

VoxPopuli’s founding editor is an award-winning author and blogger with 20-plus years experience as a print and digital journalist. Norine’s writing has been published in daily newspapers (Orange County Register, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Miami Herald), LGBTQ weeklies, The Village Voice and numerous magazines, including Redbook, Marie Claire, More, Family Circle and Dr. Oz’s The Good Life. Her book, Science of Parenthood: Thoroughly Unscientific Explanations for Utterly Baffling Parenting Situations won the 2016 Independent Book Publishers Association Gold Benjamin Franklin Award for Parenting/Family. She holds a BA from Oberlin College and an MA from New York University. She lives in Winter Garden with her teenage son. 

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Dibya Sarkar
Managing Editor

Dibya Sarkar is managing editor and a veteran journalist of more than 20 years. He has written for The Associated Press, Communications Daily, FCW and other publications, covering lobbying, technology, business, Congress and local and state governments. He has also worked for Gannett and other local publications in Westchester County, N.Y. He has been living in Orlando since late 2017. You can find his past stories on his personal website at

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Rodney D. Statham
Political Director

Rodney has worked in Florida government for more than five years and has been a successful campaign consultant for 15 years in state and local races.

He has written a book for people who are interested in running for office.
Click the image on the right for more information or to purchase the book.


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Paul Morrison

Paul Morrison is an artist and photographer. You can follow him on Instagram He has lived in Winter Garden for 10 years. 


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Madhumita Chakrabartti
Financial Adviser

Madhumita Chakrabartti is VoxPopuli's financial adviser and principal of her own consulting firm, serving nonprofits and independent business owners. She has 30 years of corporate finance experience, with executive finance positions at Parker Health Group, a not-for-profit aging services organization; Covance, a contract research organization providing services to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries; Covidien, a global healthcare products company, and manufacturer of medical devices and supplies; and Starwood Hotels (now Marriott), a hospitality company managing and franchising hotels and lodging facilities. She also volunteers her time and expertise to many non-profit organizations including the Living Legacy Project, Butterflies USA, Inc, Financial Women’s Association, Princeton Folk Music Society, Seeds of Peace, Amnesty International, Habitat for Humanity, the American Red Cross and others. She holds an MS in Public Accounting and MBA in Finance from Pace University, and a BA in English Literature from Calcutta University.

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