Erica M. Hart is a documentary director, video editor, and podcast creator. She is the creator and co-host of the survivor-led podcast Gray Area Stories about the healing journeys of survivors of sexual assault. She is the director of the short documentary Gray Area, which follows her calm conversation with a man who sexually assaulted her.

Erica’s recent work as an editor has included shows for MTV, Nickelodeon, CMT, the PBS feature documentary How Sweet the Sound and the Disney/Parkwood Entertainment film Black is King.

Erica is passionate about feminism, storytelling, and conversations between humans which serve to reduce shame and stigma. In her spare time, she volunteers to clean up the loose shards each time a glass ceiling is shattered.

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