Gita Pullapilly

Class of 2019

As an award-winning screenwriter and film director, Gita Pullapilly, has a keen ability to make audiences laugh and cry through storytelling. Pullapilly also founded CITED, a nonprofit which serves as a storytelling hub designed to teach aid organizations and non-profits to be their best advocates by becoming powerful storytellers.

During PLS, Pullapilly expanded CITED into a larger training program that can now help national and international aid organizations realize their goals and save lives. Thus far, she has conducted trainings in India, Jordan, Vietnam, and Kenya.

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2022 Applications Now Open

All application materials, including recommendations, must be submitted online by 11:59 PM PDT Friday, July 16, 2021.