Beth Murphy is a documentary producer, director, author and university professor. She is the founder of Principle Pictures, an independent film company committed to giving voice to the voiceless, raising awareness about important social issues, and inspiring education and action through entertainment. Murphy is Director and Producer of BEYOND BELIEF, an acclaimed feature documentary that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Her programs are broadcast on numerous national and international networks including The Sundance Channel, The History Channel, Discovery, Lifetime and PBS. She is most recently the winner of the Gracie Allen Award from American Women in Radio and Television and the One Shared World International Outreach Award. She authored Fighting For Our Future (McGraw Hill, 2003), a companion book to one of her films, and is a contributing author to Open My Eyes, Open My Soul (McGraw Hill 2004). As an adjunct professor, Murphy has taught international media and media ethics courses at Suffolk University and American University Paris. She serves on the board of the International Institute of Boston, an organization that helps immigrants and refugees.