Julia Bacha is a Peabody award-winning filmmaker, media strategist and the Creative Director at Just Vision. Credits include Control Room (2004, Writer/ Editor), Encounter Point (2006, Writer/Co-Director), Budrus (2009, Director/ Producer), My Neighbourhood (2012, Director/Producer) and The Wanted 18 (2014, Impact Producer). Her work has been screened at the Sundance, Berlin and Tribeca Film Festivals, broadcast on the BBC, HBO and Al Jazeera, and shared with Palestinian refugee camps and the US Congress. In addition to 20 international film festival awards, Julia is recipient of the 2017 Columbia University Medal of Excellence, 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship, King Hussein Leadership Prize, Search for Common Ground Award, Ridenhour Film Prize, and PUMA Creative Impact Award. She is a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations, a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum, an Advisory Board Member to the Tribeca Film Institute and a TED speaker.