About Us


A Thousand Suns Foundation is dedicated to forging cross-cultural relationships worldwide through the sponsorship of films that enlighten and inspire.  Through these films, the Foundation seeks to introduce viewers to unexplored and improbable places, and open avenues for contact, exploration and assistance.



Leslie Hunter — Consultant on International Development and Nonprofit Management. Former Academic Dean INCAE Business School. Washington, D.C.

Katherine Kingsland — Director and Producer. 1000 Suns Films. Washington, D.C.

Stephanie Slewka — Documentary and Video Producer, Writer. Washington, D.C.



Mary Carpenter — Writer and Editor. Washington, D.C.

Margaret Chou, M.D. — Chevy Chase, MD.

Isabella de la Houssaye — Attorney with expertise in international development and work across borders and cultures in more than 80 countries. Princeton, N.J.

Caroline Vuillemin — Chief Operations Officer, Fondation Hirondelle, international media for peace and human dignity. Lausanne, Switzerland.

Alexander F. Watson — Ambassador and former U.S. ¬†Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs. Council on Foreign Relations. Washington, D.C.