(team) Danea Johnson

Stories From Deep in the Heart (Stories) Program Director

Danea Johnson is the Stories from Deep in the Heart Program Director. She is responsible for coordinating and implementing the overall project, and served as the program coordinator for the 2019 Stories Summer Institute. Johnson has worked with community nonprofits for the past five years, and has lived in Austin for 10 years. She earned a BA in Women’s & Gender Studies, and Middle East Studies at The University of Texas at Austin, where she first began making short documentaries, and also holds a BA in Mass Communication-Journalism. She is currently producing a women’s film festival, Transform Film Fest, in Austin, Texas.


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