Director of Development, American Documentary | POV
Mary T. An leads development efforts at American Documentary POV (“Point-of-View”), the Emmy-award winning PBS documentary series with major funding from PBS, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, from private institutions such as the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and from private individuals. Before joining POV, Mary managed and advised governance projects in international post-conflict settings. She served over two years with United Nations Development Programme in Khartoum, Sudan working on a $98 million project strengthening democracy and ensuring elections. Activities included training local journalists and supporting media outlets. She has consulted for UN Women, National Democratic Institute, the Carter Center, Open Society Foundation, Emory University, and the United Nations Foundation and she is passionate about the transformational powers of media. Mary has traveled in over 45 countries, and holds a bachelor’s from Scripps College and a Master’s in Public Affairs from Princeton University. She teaches a course at Hunter College on media, human rights, and democracy.