Nancy Christiano
CEO of Pacific West Ventures

Nancy Christiano is a global philanthropy advisor who creates partnerships in social impact areas of human rights, empowerment of women, climate change, protection of wildlife, and global healthcare, all with an emphasis on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  She is the Co-Founder and CEO of Pacific West Ventures, a consulting firm that advises major corporations, family foundations and nonprofit organizations connecting resources, products and services that benefit humanity.  Nancy serves as a senior advisor to empowering farmers with satellite data for resilient, productive farming; co-founder of Africa’s health data; a consultant to “Storytelling for the Global Good”; advisor to wildlife film platform; and an associate producer of in support of Indigenous People. Additionally, she is a member of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Dean’s Council Leadership Circle; an advisor to the Nelson Mandela Institute of Technology in Tanzania; a former member of Medicines for Humanity’s Board of Directors; and served as co-producer of TEDx Los Angeles.  Nancy is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Chapman University, where she was named Most Inspirational Student in the School of Communications.

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