Media. Technology.
Pop Culture.
For Good.

About

About

The Impact Guild is an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles, California, whose mission is to connect, empower, and activate people who use media, technology, and pop culture for social good and healthy democracies.

Currently the Impact Guild network includes more than 700 senior leaders, experts, executives, advocates, and activists around the world who have participated in its programming, including the 2019 Roundtable (hosted by the MacArthur Foundation), the 2019 Forum (hosted at the Sundance Mountain Resort), and more than three dozen virtual gatherings in 2020 that focused on the pandemic, social and racial justice, and the 2020 U.S. elections.

Led by its Board of Directors, the Impact Guild is committed to supporting and growing its membership by providing opportunities for networking, learning, and collaboration around the most pressing issues of our time.

Mission

Mission

Our mission is to connect, empower, and activate people who use media, technology, and pop culture for social good and healthy democracies. 

We support and grow our membership by providing opportunities for networking, learning, and collaborating around the most pressing issues of our time in the United States and around the world.

Values

Values

  • We believe that media, technology, and popular culture can and should be forces for good in society;
  • We embrace the power of diversity and inclusion and we treat and represent all people with dignity and respect;
  • We recognize and are committed to eliminating the inequities and barriers in our industries for women, people of color, LGBTQ people, minority communities of faith, people with disabilities, and other marginalized groups;
  • We seek to educate our audiences about important issues and encourage civic participation;
  • We work to protect and improve our natural environment in all that we do;
  • We fight for accuracy and authenticity in our work product and work places;
  • We commit to building and supporting a global community focused on these values; and
  • We are here to use the power of our work for the common good.

Membership

Membership

We are excited to launch our formal membership program in the spring of 2022. In the meantime, if you’d like to learn more or become a part of the network please fill out this form.

Leadership

Board of Directors

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Co-Chair, Governance

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President & Co-Founder

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Media Responsibility Lead, Social Impact

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Co-Chair, Impact Guild

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Founder

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Treasurer

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Deputy Director of Programs

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Director, Global Content & Campaigns

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SVP, Corporate Social Responsibility

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Founding Director

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VP, Social Impact

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Deputy Director of Advocacy for Latin America

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Chair, Communications

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Founder & CEO

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Co-Chair, Annual Gathering

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Senior Program Officer

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Chief Impact Officer

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Co-Chair, Membership

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Co-Founder & President

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Co-Chair, Membership

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President

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VP, Social Impact

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Partner & Chief of Social Impact

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Co-Chair, Finance

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Head of Philanthropy & Impact Investment

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Co-Chair, Impact Guild

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Chief Impact Officer

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Vice Chair, Impact Guild

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Co-Founder

Consequential

Executive Council of Peer Groups

Platforms

Audio/Podcasting

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Media Responsibility Lead, Social Impact

Digital/Interactive

Film

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Co-Founder & President

Journalism/News

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Executive Editor, Ratings and Reviews

Performing Arts/Theatre

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Founder/Executive Producer

Performing Arts/Theatre

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Artistic Director

Philanthropy

Print/Publishing

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Director/Photographer

Research

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Founder & Director

Social Media

Ashlee Marie Preston

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Social Media

Television

Alejandro Villanueva

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Founder & Executive Director

Video Games

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Head of Strategic Alliances

Video Games

Christie St. Martin

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Professions

Academics/Educators

Academics/Educators

Professor/Author/Speaker

Artists/Talent

Creative Director/Creative Strategist

Communications Professionals

Founder/President

Community Organizers/Activists

Jeanine Abrams McLean

President

Community Organizers/Activists

Donor Relations Specialist

Content Creators

Chief Content Officer

Media Executives

Non-profit Executives

VP Development & Communications

Social Impact Professionals

Advisors & Operations

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General Counsel

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Founder & Principal

Audacious Philanthropy

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Marketing

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Creative Director

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Operations

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SVP, Post-production & Operations

Partners & Supporters

  • Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation
  • EJF Philanthropies
  • Lightspark Foundation
  • MacArthur Foundation
  • Marguerite Casey Foundation
  • MTV Entertainment Group
  • RAND Center to Advance Racial Equity Policy
  • Spotify

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