About

Alex Y. Ding is a documentary filmmaker, organizer, impact producer, and writer based in Chicago. She is a 2019 NeXtDoc Fellow and the Dr. Aizik Wolf Fellow in Human Rights at Siskel/Jacobs Productions.

She has produced videos for Chicago ReaderThe TRiiBE, and Free Spirit Media, and for non-profits and people across Chicago. Her writing has has appeared in WBEZ, City Bureau, Chicago Defender, In These Times, The Huffington Post, and more.

Prior to that, Alex served on the steering committees of the National Prison Divestment Campaign and #CareNotCops, and has organized in Chicago around racial, immigrant, and economic justice for four years.

Alex received a B.A. in Race and Ethnic Studies and Anthropology from the University of Chicago.

You can find her at @alexyding on Twitter and Instagram, or email her at alexyijiading@gmail.com.