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 the line of consent, and PBS/POV broadcast "xoxosms" a love story that explores digital intimacy, teenagers and technology. She is in development on a new documentary about Steubenville, Ohio.
Nancy is the Executive Director of Tech 4 Good, LLC 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 > 80, 000 users in 32 countries. She created The Line Campaign, a sex-ed transmedia initiative to empowering young leaders to end sexual violence.
She is a speaker and impact producer, 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, Nordisk Doclab, DOCNYC and more. Read more about Nancy