Cori Shepherd Stern

Filmmaker

Cori Shepherd Stern is a film producer and social-change strategist with The Strongheart Group. Her 2013 Academy Award-nominated documentary Open Heart focused on healthcare and social justice through the lens of pediatric rheumatic heart disease in Africa. She is currently producing Bend the Arc, about the global health equity movement. Stern’s additional projects include Warm Bodies and The Arizona Project. She has worked as a media advisor for the Skoll Foundation and Sundance Institute’s Stories of Change partnership. O magazine dubbed her Good Guy of the Month, and ABC World News named her Person of the Week.

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Rheumatic heart disease, typically the consequence of an untreated childhood infection, affects 18 million people in... See more