The First Annual CatchLight Fellowship Fundraiser

Join CatchLight and our guest of honor—photographer and Time’s Person of the Year Shahidul Alam—for an intimate reception celebrating the power of visual storytelling.

© 2018 CatchLight Fellow Aida Muluneh

© 2018 CatchLight Fellow Aida Muluneh

This evening of inspiration and creativity will feature discussions with innovators in the visual storytelling field, including CatchLight fellows: Ethiopian photographer and founder of Addis Photo Fest Aida Muluneh, National Geographic photographer Andrea Bruce, and Guggenheim Award winning Director, Cinematographer and Photographer Carlos Javier Ortiz.  

The exclusive and intimate cocktail reception, which will gather key figures in the media, tech and arts fields, will be held at the home of Robin and Chris Donohoe in Sea Cliff, San Francisco and will benefit the CatchLight Fellowship program.

Valet parking will be provided.


  • Cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres

  • Conversation with Time’s Person of the Year Shahidul Alam

  • Announcement of the 2019 CatchLight Fellows

  • Remarks by CatchLight Fellows

  • Opportunity to seed the expansion of the CatchLight Fellowship program

All donations to CatchLight are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law and all proceeds will support CatchLight’s Fellowship Fund.

About CatchLight:

We believe in the power of visual storytelling to foster a more nuanced and empathetic understanding of the world. CatchLight serves as a transformational force, urgently bringing resources and organizations together to nurture and grow a thriving visual ecosystem that supports, develops and amplifies impactful and innovative leaders in the field of visual storytelling.

Saturday, April 6th
6:00 - 9:00PM

The Home of Robin and Chris Donohoe
3 25th Avenue
San Francisco, CA
United States