Working at the nexus of Energy, Food & Agriculture, and Human Rights, The 11th Hour Project builds resilient systems for food, water and human health. 

Based in the Bay Area, The 11th Hour Project is the grant-making arm of The Schmidt Family Foundation, established by Eric and Wendy Schmidt in 2006.

 

Our Team

Wendy Schmidt

FOUNDER

Amy Rao

PRESIDENT

Joseph Sciortino

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Christina Vrachnos

COMMUNICATIONS

 

Ellyn Peabody

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Jake Mogan

PROGRAM MANAGER

Jamie Dean

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Kharleen Teruel

PROJECT ASSISTANT

 

Kiara Ott

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Lauren Davis

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Maggie Nyce

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE

Maria Koulouris

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

 

Melody Gonzales

GRANTS MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE

Michael Roberts

PROGRAM MANAGER

Sarah Bell

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Negeen Darani

DIRECTOR OF EMERGING STRATEGIES