Named one of ORIGIN magazine’s top creatives and leaders changing the world, Audrey Buchanan focuses her talent on telling stories that celebrate intersectional leaders. Buchanan directed The Mystery of Now (Mountainfilm 2019), an official selection for the 2019 National Geographic Short Film Showcase. She is also the founder of the production company THE WOODS, and a founding board member of NPR Generation Listen. Through these venues, Buchanan curates and lifts up diverse voices through interviews, films, digital content and experiential programming. Buchanan served as a host and creative director of programming for a leading business and storytelling conference called Summit at Sea, bringing together 3,000 millennial CEOs, company founders and luminaries like Quentin Tarantino, Kendrick Lamar, Norman Lear, Dolores Huerta, Herbie Hancock and Patrisse Cullors. Buchanan also serves as a soil advocate for an L.A.-based regenerative agriculture nonprofit called Kiss the Ground.