Cal Humanities is excited to announce the hire of Holly Million as our new Director of External Affairs.

Most recently, Holly was the executive director of the BioBricks Foundation, whose mission is to ensure that the engineering of biology is conducted in an open and ethical manner to benefit all people and the planet. Holly has over 20 years’ experience in nonprofit management and fundraising for organizations and films. In addition to securing funding for A Story of Healing, which won a 1997 Academy Award, Holly has raised money for documentary and dramatic films that have aired on PBS, HBO, and other broadcast outlets. As a director, Holly created Changing Room, a dramatic film that had its television debut on PBS in 2005. She is now directing and editing A Permanent Mark, Agent Orange in America and Vietnam, a feature-length film. Holly is the producer of The Rugby Player, a feature-length documentary that tells the story of United Flight 93 passenger Mark Bingham and his mother Alice Hoagland. Holly also produced It Came From Kuchar, a documentary about underground filmmaker George Kuchar directed by Jennifer Kroot, and she has consulted on many other films. Holly has an MA in education from Stanford University and a BA in English from Harvard University.