Geralyn Dreyfous

Geralyn Dreyfous

Geralyn Dreyfous

Geralyn Dreyfous is the co-founder and Director-at-Large of Impact Partners and has a wide background in the arts, long experience in consulting in the philanthropic sector, and is active on many boards and initiatives. She founded the Philanthropic Initiative in Boston, which guides families of wealth in strategic giving opportunities in the film arena. Geralyn also taught Documentary and Narrative Writing with Dr. Robert Coles at Harvard University and was a founder of the DoubleTake Community Service Corporation, which publishes DoubleTake Magazine. She founded the DoubleTake Summer Institute that brought educators, activists and emerging storytellers together to explore the connections between service, moral inquiry and storytelling. A filmmaker as well, Geralyn recently produced The Day My God Died, a documentary on the global trafficking of children for sex and the 2004 Academy Award-winning Documentary, Born Into Brothels about the children of Calcutta prostitutes that spawned the Kids With Cameras Foundation to sell the children’s photography and thus allow them to attend school and leave the brothel. She received her B.A. from Harvard University.

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