Danielle D. Smith
"I believe in my movement, because I saved me first to help save others."
All Photos Courtesy of Jehan LLC Photography
Born and raised in Columbus, Danielle is an award-winning producer and filmmaker, author, mother, educator, and founder of the Don’t Be Quiet, a movement based on her own experiences with child abuse, domestic violence, suicide, and sexual assault. She has risen above her own personal experiences to advocate, educate, and motivate others to disrupt the norm, and will soon add festival creator to her many accolades. Hear Danielle’s story below.