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Sheila Jackson H.

Founder & CEO of Eve’s Lime Productions, Sheila Jackson H. is a filmmaker, journalist, award-winning author and historian. She is the director of "Nice and Rough," a film about Black women in rock scenes. As a champion of the untold story, her goal is to create powerful, authentic, rare, and thought-provoking works that re-conceptualize history and bring people together. Jackson H.'s work exemplifies the purpose of the Women Who Rock Community to archive community-builders anchored in music scenes.

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Sheila Jackson H. is a historian, writer and producer. She is the co-author of the award-winning, Extraordinary People of the Harlem Renaissance, and Extraordinary People of the Civil Rights Movement, both published by Scholastic, Inc.

As a seasoned journalist, Sheila has worked as a Sunday columnist and features writer. Her no-holds-barred essays have appeared in ESSENCE magazine, and in newspapers and magazines around the world.

Sheila is CEO of Eve's Lime Productions, specializing in commercials, documentary, and cause media. A self-proclaimed 'Creative Activist', she is the founder of EveTalks, a unique project that facilitates a global dialogue between women on issues that impact our daily lives. Sheila's cause-related, television ad campaigns have earned honors to include multiple Telly, ADDY, and Aurora awards, and two mayoral commendations from the City of Los Angeles.

She is Producer-Director of "Nice & Rough," a documentary about black women in rock. Nice & Rough is also a multi-platform project that includes a book, concert tour, soundtrack, art exhibition, and online community.

Sheila completed her undergraduate studies at Washington University, in St. Louis and earned a master's degree from Kent State University, in Ohio.

Sheila is the mother of one, and lives in Los Angeles, California.

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