Mirasol Enriquez is a film and media scholar, video editor, educator, and cultural worker who has devoted her career to community building through film and the other arts. She is currently the Director of Community Media at the Austin Film Society, where she oversees the organization’s education programs and Austin Public, the community media center AFS manages for the city of Austin. Mirasol holds a Ph.D. in Cinema and Media Studies from UCLA, an M.A. in Cinema Studies from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and a B.A. in Feminist Studies from Stanford University with a focus on Film, Art and Literature by Women of Color. Her scholarship focuses on Latina film producers, media production culture, and representations of race and gender in media. She has been a Research Scholar for UCLA’s Center for the Study of Women for the past four years and has worked on numerous Chicana/o arts projects for the university’s Chicano Studies Research Center. Some examples include the exhibitions project, L.A. Xicano (part of the Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945 – 1980 initiative), and the processing of two archival collections: The Mexican Museum of San Francisco Papers and The Fire of Life: The Roberto Legorreta-Cyclona Collection. Mirasol’s media industry experience includes working with Nielsen Media Research, The Sundance Institute, The National Association of Latino Independent Producers, and the Women in Film Foundation. Her collaborations with other cultural workers result in socially/politically relevant media that empowers women, people of color, and other underrepresented populations.