Category: Founding Board

Michele Mitchell

Michele Mitchell

Michele is an award-winning political correspondent who worked for NOW with Bill Moyers on PBS, covering politics, the environment and elections. She was the political anchor for CNN Headline News and has covered stories in Afghanistan, West Bank, Nepal, Libya, Jordan and throughout the U.S. She is the author of numerous op-ed pieces and three books, including the novel Our Girl in Washington. A graduate of Northwestern University, she began her career on Capitol Hill as communications director for Rep. Pete Geren. She is now executive editor of Film@11 Media, with a total audience of 10 million.

Albert Maysles (1926-2015)

An original founding BYkids board member, the late Albert Maysles was recognized as the pioneer of “direct cinema,” the distinctly American version of French “cinema verité.” His films include The Gates, Salesman, Gimme Shelter, Grey Gardens and Oscar-nominated LaLee’s Kin: The Legacy of Cotton. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship (1965), a Peabody, an Emmy, five Lifetime Achievement Awards, the award for best cinematography at Sundance (2002), and the Columbia Dupont Award (2004). Eastman Kodak saluted him as one of the 100 world’s finest cinematographers.

Cleo Godsey

Cleo is a digital media professional currently at Salesforce, Cleo focuses on digital brand strategy with expertise in e-commerce and mobile commerce product development. She previously worked as head of EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) E-Commerce Strategic Planning for Estée Lauder Companies Europe, based in Munich, Germany. Prior to Estée Lauder, she worked for leading independent New York film distributors in the areas of sales, acquisitions and digital brand development. Cleo is a Yale and NYU graduate.

Eduardo A. Martínez Campos

Eduardo oversees the formulation of investment strategy, advice and execution across all asset classes for Citigroup’s clients worldwide. He was previously Global Head of Emerging Markets Sales, Head of Corporate Structuring in the Emerging Markets Credit Trading Group and Global Co-Head of Emerging Markets Credit Derivatives. Eduardo graduated from Colorado College, is a Thomas J. Watson Fellow and holds an MBA from Columbia University.

Ric Burns

In addition to his active role on the Board and his support of BYkids from the beginning, Ric will serve as one of the Film Mentors helping a child in another country make a film. Award-winning documentary filmmaker, best known for his groundbreaking PBS series, New York: A Documentary Film and documentaries on Eugene O’Neill, Ansel Adams and Andy Warhol.

Stacy Boge

Stacy is a commercial and fine art photographer and has shot international campaigns for companies including Estee Lauder, Vera Wang and Echo. She teaches photography around the world and has exhibited in New York and Europe.