Angela Filo

Angela Filo co-founded and leads Yellow Chair Foundation, a family foundation established in 2000 that gives grants in the areas of civil liberties, public interest journalism, climate change, educational equity, global women’s movements, and US maternal health.

Angela is an advisory board member of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, where she is an alum. Her photography projects examine how economic cycles transform the landscape and are in the permanent collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and have been exhibited there and in other museums, galleries and public art installations.

For almost a decade she taught journalism and photography at Eastside College Preparatory School, in East Palo Alto, California. Previously she worked for nonprofits focused on women’s issues and was an intern at Ms. magazine.

Angela serves on the Board of Trustees of Stanford University and on the Stanford Graduate School of Education Advisory Board. She currently co-chairs the American Civil Liberties Union’s national centennial campaign and is a former board member of the Student Press Law Center and the YWCA of the USA.

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