Erica Ginsberg is the Executive Director of Docs In Progress, a Washington DC-area nonprofit organization for documentary filmmakers of all experience levels to gain skills, confidence, and community through a variety of professional development programs, filmmaker services, and networking opportunities. She is also a co-host of The D-Word, the world's preeminent online community for documentary filmmakers. She has more than 25 years experience organizing professional development programs and networking events for media-makers through Docs In Progress, The D-Word, Women in Film and Video-DC, and the U.S. Department of State. She is also a documentary filmmaker currently at work on California Dreaming, about the American Dream as seen from the perspective of people living in small towns which are named California. This new film as well as her most recent film Creative Feds has been supported by the Prince George's County Arts and Humanities Council.