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Vanessa Serrao

National Geographic Society
Executive Producer of Impact Media
Vanessa Serrao is the Executive Producer of Impact Media at the National Geographic Society, where she and her team create content that advances the mission of the organization. An award-winning filmmaker, producer and media strategist, Vanessa specializes in telling stories about science, culture, and the intersection of the two. Her work has helped to raise millions of dollars for wildlife conservation, influenced communities to stop poaching, and made complex scientific concepts accessible to a worldwide audience. Vanessa began her career producing on-air and online content for the Discovery Networks. Since then, she has produced media for numerous networks and non-profit organizations including Discovery Channel, National Geographic, Animal Planet, The Science Channel, National Fish & Wildlife Foundation, and the Jane Goodall Institute. Her work has screened at leading film festivals, was featured in publications like the New York Times, and was nominated for an Emmy. Vanessa has her B.S. in Entomology with a concentration in Wildlife Conservation, and her MFA in Science and Natural History Filmmaking.

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Thursday, October 1

3:30pm MDT

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