Vince Stehle, our executive director, spoke with Ethan McCoy and Ellie Buteau of the Center for Effective Philanthropy about how documentaries can drive real change, and what foundations are doing to be more involved.
“After listening to Vince and looking at the powerful messages of all these documentaries — and the ways in which those behind them are working to ensure that those messages are actionable — the singular ability of film to inspire social change cannot be overlooked,” McCoy writes.
Read the entire piece here.
Nina Sachdev brings more than 15 years of journalism, news editing and marketing experience to her role as a communications consultant for Media Impact Funders (MIF). Nina served as MIF’s communications director for more than five years before joining the Rita Allen Foundation as communications director in 2021. Nina’s past and current clients also include the Emma Bowen Foundation and the Citizens Committee for New York City. Nina cut her teeth in journalism at The Dallas Morning News, where—as an intern on the copy desk—she was tasked with editing the obituaries of famous people who hadn’t yet died. Since then, Nina has worked at The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, The Philadelphia Daily News and The Philadelphia Weekly in almost every editorial capacity imaginable, including senior editor, A1 editor (when that used to be a thing) and slot (does anyone remember that being a thing?). Nina is the creator and editor of the award-winning The Survivors Project: Telling the Truth About Life After Sexual Abuse, which exposes the reality of healing from the effects of sexual abuse. Nina holds an M.A. in journalism from Temple University. She lives in Philadelphia with her family.
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