Mary Ann is a native San Diegan, and community leader with a 30-year career as an engineer, technology and environmental executive, foundation executive and non-profit board leader, and documentary/multimedia producer.
Her educational work has been distributed through Amazon, Aspen Institute, Cinema Guild, Democracy Collaborative, Films Media Group, PBS and others.
She primarily works with entrepreneurs, academics, and non-profit leaders to advance science-based solutions and educational storytelling in support of environmental stewardship, community health, and equity through broad-based ownership.
Please enjoy and share her award-winning films, as well as information on the programs she is involved with in employee ownership, advanced technology, and entrepreneurship.
Mary Ann’s documentary films and educational videos capture stories of entrepreneurial spirit, community, and sustainability.
Mary Ann’s films have been seen through film festivals in the U.S. and internationally, used in hundreds of university classrooms (viewed by tens of thousands of students ever year), used by hundreds of companies and professionals as training tools, and seen by hundreds of thousands through PBS/public television.
Yellow Warbler Media is inspired by the charismatic yellow warbler whose vibrant color and song express beauty, hope, and tenacity. Warblers represent diversify of ideas, and an expansion of one’s surroundings.
Mary Ann Beyster – Employee Ownership
From the MIT Sloan School of Management/Hitachi Foundation “Great Companies, Great Jobs” Action Lab
Video editing by Jim Galdos
Ohio Employee Ownership Center Award
The Foundation for Enterprise Development’s Mary Ann Beyster talks about receiving the 2015 John Logue Employee Ownership Excellence Award at the Ohio Employee Ownership Center’s 29th Annual Ohio Employee Ownership Conference
Ownership & Social Impact
Mary Ann Beyster presents at U-MICH’s 2017 Women Entrepreneurs & Social Change Conference