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Advancing your mission through better storytelling.

As a social innovator, you have some of the best stories to tell and you understand the power of sharing them. But crafting a compelling story framework that advances a humanitarian or environmental mission, and sharing it consistently in fresh ways that inspire action is tough to do well and can be expensive to execute.

Using examples primarily from the medium of short films, but applicable to other forms of communications, we will:

  • develop a social innovation narrative framework for your organization that goes beyond issues and solutions
  • create a prioritized list of specific stories that can help move your mission forward
  • draft a distribution plan that inspires your audience to take action by maximizing exposure for your stories
  • review best practices for affordable, regular video production
  • explore the greater possibility for your role as an ambassador for alignment
  • discuss how to avoid and counter polarization through our stories
  • look at possibilities for getting personal and humanizing your vision
  • discover strategies for communicating complex matters in bite-size formats

Who should attend? This master class is intended to be a small circle of rich exchanges. If you have 7+ years experience in communications in nonprofit organizations, foundations, the more purposefulful side of business, or public service organization, please join us.

Tuition exchange opportunity: We would be happy to waive your tuition if you have a beautiful place to host us (about 20-30 people). Please let us know here.


Sliding scale: We would like to bring together a diverse group with a variety of points of views. If you would you like to request a sliding scale for your tuition please let us know here.


Instructor: Natasha Deganello Giraudie, filmmaker, social entrepreneur, mother.


"Natasha has come to speak at the Stanford d.school at several years running. She’s the best kind of speaker: she speaks from experience. Her talks are invaluable for our students as she turns her cutting edge experience in new media and new organizational structures into inspiring and enlightening anecdotes and insights."

–Scott Doorley, professor, Stanford University


Natasha first became fascinated with visual storytelling as a girl in Caracas, experimenting with her father’s Nikon F3 camera, which she still loves to take pictures with. Today, through her point of view as a a filmmaker, a social entrepreneur and a mother, she is interested in advancing humanitarian missions and inspiring moral courage.

As Creative Director and founder of Micro-Documentaries, Natasha has had the opportunity of pioneering this film genre. The hundreds of short films she has produced with her colleagues have helped social innovators in more than 30 countries raise funds, further legislation, grow their audience, win awards and increase thought leadership. Natasha regularly teaches and learns at universities and conferences on topics related to storytelling, social innovation, documentary filmmaking and distribution. Prior to Micro-Documentaries, she founded Papilia, where she helped nonprofits raise millions of dollars with a stewardship software that showed donors the difference their gifts make. As co-chair of the Advisory Council of the Dalai Lama Fellows, Natasha strives to inspire moral courage in young leaders and as a board member of the Biomimicry Institute she champions innovation inspired by nature, for more graceful and sustainable design. Natasha went to film school at UT Austin and received her Master’s degree in Journalism from Stanford, where she was awarded the Donald Kennedy Fellowship to pursue documentary work in Nepal.

Natasha’s heart is still in Venezuela, but her home away from home is San Francisco where she lives with her family and enjoys paddleboarding with sea lions and discovering the joys of the violin.


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