Nicole Newnham, Producer & Director, has been a documentary filmmaker for over twenty years. Most recently she produced the virtual reality documentary Collisions, directed by Lynette Wallworth, which premiered at the World Economic Forum and at Sundance in January 2016. Collisions, was recently nominated for a Cine Golden Eagle. Nicole co-directed & produced the Emmy-nominated documentary The Revolutionary Optimists, which inspired her to develop Map Your World (www.mapyourworld.org). Map Your World is an online community and storytelling platform for young changemakers that enables youth to leverage mobile technology to map data about issues they care about as the centerpiece of a campaign for change in their communities. Previously, Nicole co-directed and produced The Rape of Europa, about the fate of Europe’s art treasures during WWII. The Rape of Europa enjoyed a successful theatrical release, has been a much-broadcast PBS primetime special, was nominated for two national Emmys and a WGA award, and was shortlisted for the 2008 Documentary Oscar. Nicole was also nominated for an Emmy for directing and co-producing the documentary Sentenced Home, broadcast on the PBS series Independent Lens, which follows three Cambodian refugees in Seattle who are deported back to Cambodia after 9/11.