November 16, 2022

Leticia Peguero Joins Stanley Nelson’s Firelight Media

EXCLUSIVE: Leticia Peguero has been appointed as Senior Vice President at Oscar-nominated documentarian Stanley Nelson’s (Attica) Firelight Media.

Peguero comes to Firelight with nearly two decades of experience working in social justice philanthropy. She has worked most recently as an executive coach and organizational consultant, and prior to that served as Vice President of Programs at the Nathan Cummings Foundation, where she developed programmatic strategies responsive to the complex nature of social change. Her resume also includes leadership positions at the Andrus Family Fund, the Posse Foundation and Planned Parenthood of New York City, among other nonprofit organizations.

Nelson and Marcia Smith founded the company, focused on nonfiction cinema by and about communities of color, in 1998. Its programs include labs and fellowships like the Documentary Lab and Groundwork Regional Lab, grantmaking initiatives including the Williams Greaves Research and Development Fund and the Impact Campaign Fund, and documentary short film productions including the recently announced collection Homegrown: Future Visions.

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