Peggy Elliott Goldwyn
Peggy Elliott Goldwyn began her career writing, directing and producing documentaries for syndicated television. She wrote television comedies for many years, including “That Girl”, “The Odd Couple” and “Happy Days”, as well as television movies and motion pictures. She was Vice President of the Samuel Goldwyn Company from 1986 to 2003, working in motion pictures production, distribution and exhibition. Her first novel, A Small Part of History”, was published in Great Britain. As a volunteer, she has made documentaries for Planned Parenthood-Los Angeles and UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency.
She is the Founder of the Samuel Goldwyn Children’s Center, was President of the Beverly Hills Board of Education, served as Education Chairman on the Board of Planned Parenthood-Los Angeles, and was Vice President of the Samuel Goldwyn Foundation. In Idaho, served on the Board of The Advocates, and The Wood River Women’s Charitable Foundation in Blaine County, and is currently on the Board of The Andrus Center for Public Policy at Boise State University.
Internationally, she is a Board Member of Friends of UNFPA, a Commissioner for the Women’s Refugee Commission and serves on the Advisory Board of SHE (Sustainable Health Enterprises) and The Children’s Radio Network, both with operations in Africa. She founded The Family of Woman Film Festival in 2008.