SHIVA RAJU CODONI
Shiva is a communications professional and digital strategy consultant. Based in Geneva, she has seven years of experience in project development, management and communications for international organisations including TEDx, Médecins Sans Frontières and the United Nations.
Grounded in the belief that creative expression can shift perceptions, she is passionate about developing and integrating authentic and empathetic forms of storytelling in the public discourse of organisations.
She is currently working as an Impact Producer for ‘Call me Intern’ a documentary on three interns-turned-activists who refuse to accept that young people should have to work for free to kick start their careers: their stories challenge youth stereotypes and help give voice to the growing movement for intern rights across the world.
Previously, she accompanied visual artist Alec Von Bargen to Lebanon and Kyrgyzstan for ’Project So.lil.o.quy’, an award-winning series to reveal Médecins Sans Frontières’ daily practice around the world amidst unfolding global conflicts.
Raised in India, by and around the female forces behind ‘Salam Bombay!’, who were highly formative and influential in shaping her love for film as a catalyst for change.
Having worked on more than eighty hours of commissioned factual content for television and feature-length specials, Monica has delivered programs for the BBC, Channel 4, Fusion US, FX America, Netflix, Sky, ITV, Discovery, Al-Jazeera, and various corporate clients.
Career highlights include Food Exposed, an eight-part series for Fusion US about dark secrets of food, Inside Vogue, a two-part BBC series with unprecedented access to the fashion bible Vogue, Bare Knuckle Fight Club, a Channel 4 & FX US co-pro exploring male identity & the underworld of bare-knuckle fighting, together with Bafta-nominated BBC eight-part series Keeping Britain Alive, looking at the largest public health care system in the world.