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Myra Margolin is a doctoral student in Community Psychology. Her research focuses on participatory video as a tool to amplify the voices of those who do not have a say in issues and decisions that impact their lives. Currently, she is working with young women who have had recent involvement with the juvenile justice system. In the past she created collaborative, personal documentaries with teenagers in southern Brazil and taught documentary and animation production to children and teens in Chicago. In 2004 she created an informed consent video for a study on HIV in women in Kigali, Rwanda. Myra holds a BFA in film and video production from New York University. Her films have been shown on PBS and at film festivals throughout the U.S.