Dana Michelle Cook

Dana Michelle Cook was born and raised in Los Angeles and currently resides in Chicago. A former reality TV producer turned documentary filmmaker, she’s dedicated to shining light on issues that bring about social change. In her continued commitment to creating content that showcases inspiring women, she’s co-created Freeheart Creative with Katie Wilkes, producing a new docu-series focusing on global female leaders mobilizing communities in Kenya, Rwanda, Haiti, Syria, and beyond. Creating a film and movement alongside Sarah Moshman, The Empowerment Project is her proudest accomplishment to date, and releases domestically and internationally on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and On Demand January 17, 2017. Follow Dana on Instagram.

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Talks

How I Hit Rock Bottom in Reality TV and Found Myself as a Feminist Filmmaker

By Dana Michelle Cook | January 12, 2017

How I Hit Rock Bottom in Reality TV and Found Myself as a Feminist Filmmaker

Dana Michelle Cook explains how an incident at a girls beauty pageant sparked the decision to transform her life and the work she was making.