Miki Woodard

Michelynn (Miki) Woodard brings expertise in corporate citizenship, advocacy, impact investing, entertainment philanthropy, public/private partnerships and employee engagement. She is a leader who has an extensive network of relationships in entertainment, government, and philanthropy.

Currently, she is the Head of Good Robot at Bad Robot Productions, and Senior Advisor of the Katie McGrath & J. J. Abrams Family Foundation. At Bad Robot, Michelynn leads corporate social impact, employee engagement, diversity and culture initiatives. As Senior Advisor of the Katie McGrath & J. J. Abrams Family Foundation, Michelynn, helps manage the family’s philanthropic portfolio.

Previously, Miki was a founding partner of The Artemis Agency, which developed and executed sustainable social impact strategies for influencers, corporations, and nonprofits. Before founding Artemis, she ran philanthropy for talk show host Dr. Phil, and his wife Robin McGraw successfully integrating their causes into the popular broadcast. Miki also led Corporate Social Responsibility for JCPenney and launched The Kanye West Foundation with Dr. Donda West. Miki started her work in this field as an executive with the Creative Artists Agency (CAA) foundation.

A graduate of Hampton University, Miki spent much of her childhood abroad and as a result is an avid traveler who is passionate about diverse communities and civic engagement. Today, she serves on the board of several charitable organizations including the California advisory board of the Trust for Public Land and she is also the current Board Chair of the nonprofit, Community Coalition.