Jen Brea

Film director, Founder


Jennifer Brea was born in Long Island, New York, then grew up in Central Florida. After graduating from Princeton University with an AB in Politics, she was a freelance journalist in China and East and Southern Africa and a TED Fellow. Jennifer was pursuing her PhD in Government at Harvard — studying political economy and statistics, and working on a dissertation on lynching in the US — when she first got sick. Her experience inspired her to become a filmmaker and ME activist. Jennifer's documentary film, Unrest, is premiering at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. She splits her time between California and New Jersey.