Wendy Dent is an award-winning filmmaker, writer, speaker, entrepreneur of new media platforms, a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader (2013-2019), and an independent consultant advising think tanks, NGOs and government on international issues, strategy, film and technology.
In 2012 to 2013, Dent served as Visiting Scholar at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. Her documentaries, filmed across five continents, have been acquired by universities and screened at international film festivals around the globe. She is also the founder/ CEO of Cinemmerse, the Industry Intervention and Human Rights on Film. Her writing has been published in leading scholarly and trade magazines.
Dent has been a guest speaker at Harvard, Stanford, UC Berkeley, USC and Columbia universities, and interviewed about international politics on CNN International. She is the recipient of international film festival awards and an Australian national youth achievement award.