Regina K. Scully

Co-Chair, Making Waves Education Foundation; Philanthropist, Filmmaker, Founder and CEO Artemis Rising Foundation

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About Regina

Regina K. Scully is the Founder and CEO of Artemis Rising Foundation, a philanthropic organization dedicated to developing and promoting media, education and the arts to transform our culture.

A social entrepreneur, media activist, and documentary filmmaker, Ms. Scully has helped produced over 200 films focused on some of the most pressing social justice issues of our time—gender-parity, the achievement gap, and trauma recovery. Scully is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning and Academy-nominated producer. She is the Founding Sponsor of the Athena Film Festival (NYC), which highlights women in filmmaking. Her films include Miss Representation (2010), The Invisible War (2012), Anita: Speaking Truth To Power (2013), FED UP (2014), The Hunting Ground (2015), Newtown (2016), Eagle Huntress (2016), Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (2016), Dolores (2017), One Of Us (2017), Won’t You Be My Neighbor (2018), The Biggest Little Farm (2019), The Great Hack (2019), This Changes Everything (2019), Ruth Bader Ginsburg: In Her Own Words (2019), and Fantastic Funghi (2020), What Would Sophia Loren Do? (2021). For a complete list of her films, please visit the Artemis Rising website.

A 30-year veteran in the combined fields of journalism, public relations, brand marketing, and media literacy, she is founder and CEO of RPR Marketing Communications, a premier PR agency in NYC specializing in exclusive consumer products and brands. Regina is also deeply passionate about education reform and has helped launch and support some of the most successful inner city charter schools in the country: Success Academy Schools in New York and Making Waves Academy in Northern California. Ms. Scully sits on the Boards of The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures; The Women’s Media Center; The Peabody Awards; and Harvard Women’s Leadership Board. A graduate of Georgetown University, with concentrations on foreign languages and theology.