Jennifer Brea

New York City

Jennifer is a doctoral student in the Department of Government at Harvard University on indefinite medical leave. Prior to that, she was a print journalist in Beijing and East Africa. She earned her AB in Politics from Princeton University and is a TED Fellow. The story of her illness has been featured on, Al Jazeera, and The Root 100. Canary in a Coal Mine (working title) was awarded a Special Jury Prize at the Paley Center for Media’s DocPitch competition and is supported by Good Pitch, Chicken & Egg Pictures and the Sundance Institute.



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