Pamela J. Hogan

An Emmy award-winning filmmaker, journalist, and media executive, Pamela Hogan’s feature documentary The Day Iceland Stood Still about the 1975 Icelandic feminist uprising that sparked a revolution is called “A Worldwide Cri de Coeur” by the Globe and Mail, Canada’s newspaper of record. After premiering at Toronto’s Hot Docs film festival, the film is rolling out at numerous festivals around the world. Her independent film Looks like Laury Sounds like Laury - about the mother of two young children confronting a neurological breakdown – was hailed as one of “The Best TV Shows of 2015” by The New York Times and honored with a Gabriel Award. She was Co-Creator and Executive Producer of the PBS series Women, War & Peace and Director of Episode 1, I Came to Testify, about the Bosnian women who changed international law when they testified about wartime rape for the first time in history. Seen by 12 million viewers, the films won 2 Overseas Press Club awards, a Television Academy Honor, and a Gracie Award; and I Came to Testify was awarded the ABA’s Silver Gavel for excellence in fostering the American public’s understanding of law.

Previously, Pamela was Executive Producer of PBS’s international series Wide Angle. Working closely with global filmmakers on 70 programs filmed in 50 countries, she also originated and developed the Emmy-winning Ladies First about women’s leadership in post-genocide Rwanda, and launched the Time for School series following 7 children in 7 countries from kindergarten through high school as they fight the odds to get a basic education (Gabriel Award, Overseas Press Club citation, IDA nominee). Her speaking engagements include the White House, USIP, Capitol Hill, the Asia Society, the U.N., CFR, and Harvard and UC Berkeley Law Schools. A graduate of Harvard College, she holds a Master’s in Journalism from Columbia.