Producer: Sarah DuPont
Sarah duPont is an award-winning humanitarian, educator and filmmaker and is a vocal advocate of ecological preservation. As the President and Founder of the Amazon Aid Foundation, Sarah works with Neotropical scientists to study Amazonian biodiversity with an eye toward educating the public and introducing cutting-edge conservation practices and on the ground solutions to the region. Sarah is a producer of the film River of Gold, the short film Mercury Uprising, and the Anthem for the Amazon music video.She has been engaged in educational innovation for 25 years, creating projects both locally and globally. She works to build cross disciplinary curriculum that support core subjects. In the fall of 2010, Sarah, along with Gigi Hancock, wife of legendary jazz great, Herbie Hancock, cofounded Ciamo, an arts and music school based in Benin, Africa. Sarah is also the creator, and producer of the Kids Against Malaria project, a transmedia program to create awareness and promote preventatives for malaria.