Journalist and Filmmaker
French journalist Nora Poggi is co-producer and co-director of a new feature-length documentary, She Started It, focusing on five women entrepreneurs determined to stop at nothing to pursue their dreams. Shot in Silicon Valley, New York City, Mississippi, Vietnam, France, and other locations, this is the first film to take a behind-the-scenes look at what it is like to run a high-tech startup as a young woman. Poggi originally came to the United States to work for the French social network Viadeo.com, but soon decided to return to her first love—filmmaking—by making a move to Lucky Dragon Productions, where she trained in all aspects of film production and promotion. Passionate about technology, storytelling, and women’s empowerment, she also started reporting for Examiner.com on major Silicon Valley events, producing video interviews with tech industry players. Poggi continues to write about entrepreneurship, technology, and entertainment for a variety of media outlets, including the French newspaper Usine Nouvelle.