Gender :: Media :: Human Rights
Nancy Schwartzman is a filmmaker, media strategist, and catalyst for social change who believes storytelling and technology can create safer communities for women and girls.
Named one of the "10 Filmmakers to Watch in 2011" by Independent Magazine, Nancy Schwartzman is the director of "The Line," a documentary that examines rape culture and the line of consent, and "xoxosms" a love story that explores digital intimacy. "xoxosms" will be broadcast on PBS's POV series on July 15, 2013.
Nancy is the Founder of The Line Campaign, a youth-driven transmedia initiative and blog to empowering young leaders to end sexual violence. She is the Executive Director of Tech 4 Good, which created the Circle of 6 iPhone and Android app. Circle of 6 won the White House Apps Against Abuse Challenge. Circle of 6 was recently localized for New Delhi, and has 70,000 users in 28 countries.
Nancy is a sought-after speaker and consultant. Past clients include Academy Award Nominee "The Invisible War" and "Girl Model", and she has presented her work at the United Nations, the Institute of Medicine, TEDxSheffield, Sheffield Doc Fest, DOCNYC and more. Read more about Nancy