Avis Richards is the Founder and CEO of Birds Nest Foundation™, a non-profit creative group that produces high-quality documentaries, short videos and public service announcements for charitable organizations. Avis was living a comfortable life as a wife and mother, contributing to society through her good works, when she had an awakening moment and decided to turn her personal philanthropy into a career.
To date, Avis has granted PSA's, short films and documentaries for dozens of non-profits including ones helmed by Goldie Hawn, Michael Bolton, Andre Agassi, and John Legend, to name a few. Her productions have touched upon important topics such as education, health, women's issues, the environment, anti-violence, and more. Avis was recently nominated for several New York Emmy® Awards for her weekly TV series produced through Birds Nest, Lunch NYC.