Starting out when I was still in college, I was inspired to make films for one very simple reason: to give voice to the voiceless. While studying International Development at UCLA, I volunteered in Kenya in 2007. When I arrived I learned my host father was running for Member of Parliament. I campaigned with him passionately, but when I got home, post-election violence broke out. Six hundred thousand people were displaced and no US news outlet that I saw attempted to give voice to those affected. Furious, I turned to film as the best tool with which to go back to Kenya to offer a platform for them to share their story.