We believe that art can save the world.
Changing Stories is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the production of stories from around the world that serve to benefit society.
Natalie was born the lowland jungles of Eastern Bolivia, in the heart of South America the seventh of eight children.
Natalie is an award winning actress, producer, director, development professional and storyteller. She launched her career managing CNN International’s first Middle Eastern Production Hub in Abu Dhabi raising over $54M for a long-term partnership.
Natalie enjoys tapping into her roots through folkloric dance with Bolivia Corazón de America, a Folkloric Bolivian Dance Group she Co-Founded 16 years ago. She is also the Co-Chair for Human Rights Watch Young Professionals Network Membership Committee in San Francisco and a former Board Member of Spark, a Millenial network of philanthropists investing in global Gender Equity.
Through her work with Dalai Lama Fellows, authorized by the 14th Dalai Lama to re-imagine leadership worldwide, Natalie is blessed to have spent time with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama who spoke of the importance of cultivating joy and releasing fear and anger from our lives towards healing ourselves and society. Natalie knows that Changing Stories has the power to transform societies through art and has seen it take place time and time again.
Reynaldo Pacheco was most recently in the Warner Bros. feature film “Our Brand Is Crisis” produced by the Academy Award winning team of “Argo”, George Clooney and Grant Heslov. Reynaldo stars opposite Oscar winners Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton. Born and raised in La Paz, Bolivia, Reynaldo began performing in Bolivia and later moved to the United States to continue his education. He graduated with an undergraduate degree from Wabash College in Indiana and received a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Southern California.
Reynaldo is a passionate humanitarian and advocate for educational rights and awareness. He is the founder of the Hollywood Academy of Performing Arts, a prestigious online acting program dedicated to advancing students’ knowledge in acting and performance art through the teachings of accomplished instructors.
María Alejandra Guerrero began her career as a human rights lawyer and later pursued a career in cinematography which began with the documentary, Dudamel: Let The Children Play (2010) while she was getting a Master’s degree in Business Administration at IESA (Venezuela).
She’s also studied Production at the New York Film Academy (NYFA) and Entertainment and Media Management in the University of California (UCLA).
She was in charge of the executive production and general production of the feature film Libertador(Spain/ Venezuela), which was selected in the short list for the 87th Academy Awards (2015) in the category Best Foreign Film. She also Co-Directed and produced the film Vamos (2015).