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Amy Kalafa, MBA

Lecturer in Psychiatry

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Amy Kalafa, MBA


For more than 25 years Amy Kalafa has produced films, TV series and campaigns for causes and organizations, increasing their visibility and maximizing their impact.

Amy is a communications strategist and digital media expert specializing in connecting organizational strategy with sustainability initiatives and storytelling. A life-long environmentalist, holistic health and social justice advocate, Amy believes that successful and sustainable businesses are key to creating a thriving regenerative economy.

An award-winning documentary filmmaker (Two Angry Moms, Inside the Criminal Mind, From the Deep Grapevine) and published book author (Lunch Wars), Amy has produced and/or edited hundreds of hours of TV and web programming. She is a sought-after public speaker at conferences, universities and in the media. Amy has been interviewed on NPR’s Justice Talking and Positive Discipline, Fox News Tonight, CNN’s Your Bottom Line and Good Morning America. She and her work have been featured on the cover of USA Today, in The New York Times, Redbook, People Magazine, Huffington Post and on Rachel Ray and CBS’s The Doctors.

Amy holds an MBA in Sustainability from Bard and a B.A in Semiotics / Film from Brown University.

Education & Training

  • MBA
    Bard, MBA in Sustainability (2016)
  • BA
    Brown University (1980)

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