Alyscia Cunningham is an entrepreneur, author, filmmaker, and photographer who has contributed to the Smithsonian, National Geographic, Discovery Channel and AOL. After the success of her first book, Feminine Transitions, a photography book encompassed with portraits of raw feminine beauty, Cunningham published her second photography book documentary film, I Am More Than My Hair. It includes interviews and of females who've experienced hair loss due to a health-related condition and their journey of self-empowerment to see beauty beyond the media’s standards. Her upcoming documentary, Seeing, includes stories of girls and woman who are visually impaired.
Alyscia is on the board of the social enterprise upstart, Reel Families for Change (RFC), and also one of the FrontLine Voices for Stop the Beauty Madness, a campaign focused on changing the dynamics of beauty globally. Her work has been featured on The Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, The Washington Post, Fox 5, ABC 7 and Proud2BMe.
Her goal is to continuing producing documentary films and photo books. With the completion and direction provided through the Horror/Psychological Thriller workshop with Sundance Institute, Alyscia also plans to write and direct Horror films with strong female lead characters.