Melissa Mathison

Title: Board Member

Melissa Mathison has been working as a screenwriter for 30 years. Her movies include, “The Black Stallion,” “E.T.,” and “Kundun,” which is a biography of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. Melissa’s work on “Kundun” enabled her to work closely with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Tibetans in India, the U.S. and Tibet. Melissa has served on the board of the International Campaign for Tibet since 1995. She lives in New York with her two children.