WIA Conversations - Dani Bowman

Autism Advocate & Entrepreneur

Dani Bowman founded DaniMation Entertainment before she attended high school and has worked professionally in the animation industry since she was 14. She has several award-winning animated shorts under her belt which have featured the voices of Joe Mantegna, Tom Kenny (Sponge Bob), June Foray, Debi Derryberry, and Stella Ritter, among others.

At age 15, Dani was hired to teach three summer animation camps by Joey Travolta’s Inclusion Films.  Since this beginning, Dani has expanded out on her own to teach more than 2,000  youth with autism animation in the US and UK at both summer workshops and classes in Los Angeles. Dani uses her passions of Public Speaking, Animation, Illustration, Fine and Visual Arts, and Teaching Animation to demonstrate to others on the autism spectrum that anything is possible.

Watch The Conversation With Dani Below