Mailing address; The Baum Foundation P.O. Box 475027 San Francisco, CA 94147 Physical Address The Baum Foundation 39 Mesa Street Suite 106 San Francisco, CA 94129
As Executive Director of The Baum Foundation, April oversees programs serving programs in the arts, education and the environment. The Foundation invites cross-sector stakeholders to pool their science and education resources to spur action, using art as a catalyst to inspire stewardship of the planet. Baum Foundation highlights include: the Project Manager for the Future We Want, a project launched at Rio+20, a partnership with UNEP RONA, supporting a successful program to plant 11 Billion trees worldwide and a US initiative, Green Forest Works, to plant 225 million trees on coal mined land in Appalachia and create Green Jobs in 6 states; partner on the 2009 United Nations Conference, COP-15 art exhibit with Millennium Art, CO2 CUBES—Visualize a Tonne of Change, designed to stimulate a better understanding of CO2 emissions and a public dialogue about what our individual CO2 footprint looks like; a leadership role on producing two educational documentaries about The Marine Life Protection Act, A Sheltered Sea and The Southern Passage, educating the public and stakeholders throughout California about the benefits of setting up a Network of Marine Protected Areas; and working as an advisory member of the Presidential Climate Action Project under the leadership of William Becker with a team of leading Americans to create a list of top climate priorities for the 2008 incoming US President, Barack Obama, to take action and steps towards reducing the impacts of Climate Change. April has served as a board member for: Just Think Foundation, OpNet, Bluewater Network, The San Francisco Girls Chorus, and Opus Novum. During her professional career, April co-founded and was Vice President of Marketing for the successful launch of three San Francisco based commercial film and interactive agency companies: Red Sky Films, Red Sky Interactive and Skyrocket. After the sale of Red Sky Interactive in 1995, to holding company Omnicom, April worked for KPMG Consulting (Bearing Point) as a Senior Manager in the Financial Services-Emerging Technology arena.
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