Sandra Hunnicutt has 22 years of non-profit experience as an employee, volunteer and board member. She first learned of sex trafficking while accompanying her husband on Fulbright Fellowship (1994-95) to Nepal where she learned of the entrenched practice of sex trafficking in South Asia. On her return to the U.S. Sandra established Captive Daughters in 1996 as California's first anti-sex trafficking organization. Sandra was President of Los Angeles Friends of Tibet (95-97), a founder of Nepali Women’s Global Network and Friends of Nepal Los Angeles. She has received numerous awards from the Nepali community. Sandra holds a B.A. in history from the University of Maryland, a M.L.S. from Dominican University (Illinois) and an A.A. in merchandising from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising/Los Angeles. Since 2011, she has taken numerous screenwriting courses at UCLA Extension's Writer's Program as well as Entertainment Studies.
Sandra's first screenplay, Didi, Bahini, was selected as a Second Rounder for the 2015 Austin Film Festival, a distinction achieved by only 15% of the 8,600 screenplays submitted. Her screenplay also won the top prize in the Drama category in the 2014 Beverly Hills Screenplay Competition; won 3rd Prize in the Screenplay category of the 2015 Universe Multicultural Film Festival; and was the Grand Prize Winner in the 2015 Feature Script category of the 4th Annual Palm Street Films Script Contest.
|Type:||NGO working on Crime|
|Address:||P.O. Box 34682, Los Angeles, CA 90034|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Short description:||Captive Daughters Films creates films that promote human rights activism. CDF is a subsidiary of the nonprofit Captive Daughters, whose purpose is to educate the public about sex trafficking, as well as other human rights abuses, through creative media.|