Jenn Lee* is a writer and film producer who focuses on underrepresented stories. Beginning in 2001, with helping to start a micro-loan program for women in southern China, she has engaged in gender-balancing work. In graduate school, she explored race and gender discourses in religion, ethnographic methods, and sex ratio disparities in China and India. In the nonprofit world, Jenn Lee served on the Board of Directors for the YMCA and Cardea Center for Women. She has received awards from The Asia Institute, American Association of Geographers, East China Normal University, and Social Science Research Council.
Faithful, the first short documentary she produced, has shown at several festivals and community screenings around the world. It was shortlisted for a BAFTA. Jane and Emma is a narrative feature drama, theatrically released, and available for rent or purchase on your favorite platform. Other films include Long Haul, a short film about a son’s reconciliation with his gay dad and Bomberos, a feature film with a female lead about young firefighters in Nicaragua.