Angela Filo

Angela Filo leads the Yellow Chair Foundation, a family foundation established in 2000 that gives grants in education, civil liberties, public interest journalism, gender equity and the environment. As a photojournalist, Ms. Filo has created extensive projects examining how economic cycles transform the landscape. Her photographs of Silicon Valley and Bangalore, India, are in the permanent collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and have been exhibited there and in other museums, galleries and public installations. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Stanford University and on the Stanford Graduate School of Education advisory board. She is co-chair of the American Civil Liberties Union’s national Centennial Campaign. Ms. Filo formerly taught journalism and photography at Eastside College Preparatory School, in East Palo Alto, Calif., and was a member of the board of directors of the Student Press Law Center, in Washington, D.C. She earned her undergraduate degree in human biology from Stanford in 1993 and her master of journalism degree from UC Berkeley in 1999.