Vanessa McNeal, an Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker, Author, and National Speaker, has dedicated her life to shedding light on the realities of sexual violence and sex trafficking. Her most recent documentary, Gridshock, exposes the hidden truths about the sex-trafficking industry in Iowa, and the demand that fuels it.

Vanessa experienced neglect and sexual abuse first-hand as a child, as well as sexual assault in her teenage years. She chose to confront these painful experiences with grace, devoting her life to exploring these issues through the medium of documentary filmmaking.

Find out how you can host your own screenings of Vanessa McNeal’s impactful documentary films, or bring Vanessa to your town to speak about sex-trafficking on her website.