14th International IONS Conference

Sandra de Castro Buffington, MPH

Sandra de Castro Buffington

Sandra de Castro Buffington, MPH is a catalyst for conscious entertainment, evolutionary leadership, and social transformation. Focusing on “what’s working” in Hollywood and the world, she leverages the power of conscious storytelling to transform lives. As director of Hollywood, Health & Society (HH&S), a program of the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center, Buffington provides Hollywood’s master scriptwriters and producers with free access to experts to inspire and enhance the social value of their storylines for television, film, and new media.


Presentations by Sandra de Castro Buffington

Friday/Saturday Breakout Sessions:

B4 Transformative Media’s Next Evolution

Join this group of pioneering creatives as they discuss trends in media’s social impact, strategies for education and dissemination, and development/promotion of next-generation “entertainment that matters.” You’ll learn about the emergence of new immersive technologies, a global futures think tank that recognizes the power of media to change people’s lives, and the enduring value of effective storytelling.

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