Gillian Caldwell, 30°

Profile 

Member Since
2237 days ago
Location
Takoma Park, United States
Employer
1Sky
Website
www.1sky.org

About Me

Gillian Caldwell is the Campaign Director for 1Sky, a new national campaign to build a diverse nationwide movement and convince our federal government to take bold action to tackle the climate crisis and harness the enormous economic opportunity of the renewable energy economy by 2010. She is also a film maker and an attorney with thirty years of experience advocating for social justice in the United States and around the world. Most recently, Gillian served as Executive Director of WITNESS, which uses the power of video to open the eyes of the world to human rights abuses. Gillian led WITNESS' rapid expansion during her decade of leadership and helped produce numerous documentary videos for use in advocacy campaigns around the world. She is also co-editor and author of Video for Change: A Guide to Advocacy and Activism (2005). She received her BA from Harvard University and a J.D. from Georgetown University, where she was honored as a Public Interest Law Scholar. She is a recipient of numerous awards and honors.