Erin is a documentary filmmaker and in her speech she talks about her travels and encounters she has in war torn Africa and other parts of the world while making films.
Erin is a documentary filmmaker, who specializes in directing and producing social justice films based in peace & conflict zones. She graduated with a BBA in Business Entrepreneurial Management from TCU, and later focused management skills and art towards film production. At age 18, Erin led networks to raise awareness about child soldiers and fundraised to build schools in Northern Uganda. In 2009, she worked in Rwanda where she consulted small businesses, and mediated reconciliation between victims and perpetrators being released after the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. She later directed a short film on the topic called To Forgive. To support production, Erin worked at Google in San Francisco, Chicago and New York City, where she managed top advertising accounts. After leaving Google, she was the Global Impact Producer for the award winning documentary film Beyond Right & Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness, and helped launch the innovative film platform, FilmRaise.com.
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