Tomorrow I am teaching a class on how social entrepreneurs address really big problems. We’ll be over simplifying for the purposes of our 1hr 15 min class, but basically discussing two methods of impact…
We are lucky to count on a broad network of amazing friends and advisors. This trusted and experienced board of advisors has been kind enough to offer up their time and talent to help guide our work. As a small organization, we rely on the expertise and ideas of others, and this group of individuals play a particularly vital role, informing the direction and strategy of the Foundation.
Natasha Deganello Giraudie is the founder and CEO of Micro-Documentaries. She believes that all business can be leveraged to create a better world. She founded Micro-Documentaries to amplify the voices of nonprofits and purposeful businesses and inspire their audiences to support their missions.
Previously in her role as CEO of Papilia, she helped nonprofits like the United Nations World Food Programme, KQED and ODC Dance raise millions of dollars, with an innovative Internet stewardship technology that helped donors understand the difference their gifts make. She started her career in Venezuela, where she was raised, on the Expedicion team filming adventure and nature documentaries for the Discovery Channel. She continued her documentary work in Nepal through a Kennedy Fellowship from the Stanford Haas Center for Public Service and in Bhutan, on behalf of Naropa University.
Natasha has worked as a field and board volunteer with nonprofits in Latin America, Asia, Africa and the US, since she was a teenager, primarily supporting children in abandonment, illness or disaster situations. She went to film school at the University of Texas at Austin, and received her Master’s degree in Communications from Stanford. Natasha lives with her husband and young daughter in Muir Beach, where she works with the background music of the Pacific waves.