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

Sarah Bell

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

 

Negeen Darani

DIRECTOR OF EMERGING STRATEGIES

Lauren Davis

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Jamie Dean

Director of Impact Investments

Melody Gonzales

GRANTS MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE

 

Maria Koulouris

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Jake Mogan

PROGRAM MANAGER

Maggie Nyce

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE

Kiara Ott

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

 

Ellyn Peabody

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Michael Roberts

PROGRAM MANAGER

Kharleen Teruel

PROJECT ASSISTANT

Christina Vrachnos

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER