The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation has elected Carolina Lightcap, president, Disney Channels Worldwide and Madeline Di Nonno, executive director of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, to serve two-year terms on its board of directors.,
"We're delighted to welcome Carolina and Madeline to serve on our board," said Jerry Petry, chairman of the board, ATAS. "Both have been great supporters of our many education initiatives and we look forward to their passion and the ideas that they will contribute on our behalf."
As the charitable arm of the Television Academy, the Foundation aims to preserve the history of television through its various projects, including the Archive of American Television, a library of interviews with those who have made an impact in the business; the College Television Awards; and the Student Internship Program. Lightcap and Di Nonno join the board of directors, which oversees these projects.