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Scott Fifer

Scott A. Fifer ’87, former New York City attorney and Hollywood screenwriter, is founder and chief executive officer of GO Campaign (, a national nonprofit organization based in Santa Monica, CA, that identifies and partners with grassroots organizations throughout the world to provide children with essential services, resources, and opportunities.


His Passion: Go Campaign, a nonprofit he founded. Most Impactful Movie: Hotel Rwanda. “I realized I didn’t know anything about the atrocity. It made me want to learn more about the world.” The Result: Volunteered for a month in Africa, which led to founding the GO Campaign in 2006 to help 20 children in Tanzania; it has now helped over 58,000 children across 28 countries. Role Models: “My parents. They loved volunteering.” Leisurely Pursuits: Flying trapeze and learning Swahili, Spanish, Khmer, and any other language he can.