Appointments

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Emily Kane Miller

Scholar-in-Residence

Emily is the founder and CEO of Ethos Giving. Equal parts head and heart, Emily has spent her career working for social change. With deep experience in government, advocacy, nonprofit, corporate and philanthropic work, Emily has a unique ability to envision and steward philanthropic contributions that maximize benefit and value for all. Previously, she served as vice president of Philanthropy & Community Affairs at The Wonderful Company. Emily led the organization’s award-winning philanthropic efforts, which ranged from paradigm-changing place-based work, to branded community giving programs, to transformative institutional contributions. Prior to her tenure at Wonderful, Emily served in a variety of capacities for government and advocacy groups. She holds a B.A. from the University of California Los Angeles, and a J.D. from the University of Arizona School of Law.

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Joseph Itaya

Fellow

Joseph is an entrepreneur, educator and award-winning filmmaker specializing in helping organizations find their voices and tell their stories through multimedia content. In 2005, Joseph established Legacy Films, producing films for such organizations as the Annenberg Foundation, United Nations, V Foundation for Cancer Research, Cedars Sinai Hospital, CHLA, The Village Nation and many others. In 2017, Joseph founded EVRLAND, a virtual reality platform providing inspiring culture and travel experiences for sick and disadvantaged children. He holds a bachelor’s from the University of Washington and an MFA from the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

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