Director, The Supreme Price; Lecturer, Harvard University
Joanna Lipper is an award-winning filmmaker and lecturer at Harvard University, where she teaches a class on film for social change in the Department of African and African-American Studies. Her latest documentary, The Supreme Price, received the Gucci Tribeca Spotlighting Women Documentary Award, and an extended trailer was commissioned to launch Gucci’s Chime for Change women’s empowerment campaign at TED2013. Lipper previously produced and directed Inside Out: Portraits of Children, Little Fugitive, and Growing Up Fast, which is also the title of her nationally acclaimed book. Her photography has been published and exhibited in the United States and overseas.