Our Team

Board of Directors

  • Irene Herrera
    Irene HerreraFilmmaker & Educator, Japan

    Irene Herrera is a photographer, documentary film-maker and video journalist. She is an avid traveler and Irene’s vast body of work and experiences add substance to mediaforchange.org’s global ambitions. She teaches documentary film-making at Temple University, Japan Campus in Tokyo.

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  • Donna Coker
    Donna CokerLegal Scholar, USA

    Donna Coker is mediaforchange.org’s moral compass. Her vast experience brings accountability and integrity to mediaforchange.org’s global initiative. She is currently a Professor of Law at the University of Miami.

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    • Gautam Bose
      Gautam BoseDevelopment Communicator, India

      With three decades of documentary film-making experience, Gautam’s expertise is crucial to the quality control of our content. His experience in development communication informs our strategies in creating the global community of changemakers.

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      • Ana Laura Gamboggi
        Ana Laura GamboggiSocial Anthropologist, Brazil

        Ana Laura Gamboggi’s work with institutions and organizations around the world on environmental research projects add perspective to mediaforchange.org’s educational and research policies. She is a published author and currently teaches at SENAC University, Brazil.

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        • Sanjeev Chatterjee
          Sanjeev ChatterjeeFounder & Director

          Sanjeev Chatterjee founded mediaforchange.org to create a global platform for media change makers to come together and share their stories. Decades of field experience and interactions with media makers around the world have allowed Sanjeev to shape the organization’s unique vision and values.

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        International Advisory Board


        • Oney Seal
          Oney SealTechnology and Business Strategy Mentor

          Oney Seal is the Founder & CEO of Databazaar.com and runs various companies at the confluence of ethnic media and technology, especially in the OTT/IPTV space. Oney is passionate about early adoption of technology and new-media-based learning in the K-12 school system and has used his ventures to further these causes. He brings this experience to provide hands-on guidance to changemakers in media in popularizing and monetizing their work via the mediaforchange.org platform.

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        • Scott Alboum
          Scott AlboumBusiness Mentor

          Scott Alboum guides mediaforchange.org’s business and networking strategies. With years of experience in the field of documentary film production and teaching, Scott brings balanced insights to mediaforchange’s operational strategies. He is the team’s drill sergeant and ensures high standards of production and operation. Currently, Scott Alboum teaches courses in television production and digital composting at the Rider University in Mercer County, New Jersey.

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        • Anjani Mandal
          Anjani MandalNetwork Mentor

          Anjani Mandal guides mediaforchange.org’s ecosystem development and brings to the table, two decades of professional experience. Anjani’s association with leading companies as a part of their senior management makes him an ideal team mentor. With a strong consultancy background, Anjani manages mediaforchange.org’s expansion and growth. He joined Manipal Technologies Ltd. as the Chief Executive Officer in 2008.

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