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Emily Abi-Kheirs (she/her) is a nonfiction producer and programmer based in the Greater Boston area. In 2022, she was recognized as a Documentary New Leader by DOC NYC for her work to create a more inclusive and equitable documentary field through intentional community building and creative collaboration. Previously, she was the Manager of Filmmaker Services at Women Make Movies where she supported women and female-identifying filmmakers by connecting artists to industry leaders, opportunities, and resources. She began her career at WORLD Channel, where she worked in a variety of capacities, including digital content strategy and programming for their award-winning documentary series America Reframed, Doc World, and Local, USA. She is currently the Program Director for Salem Film Fest, Massachusetts' largest independent documentary film festival. She is a LEF New England Flaherty Film Seminar fellow and an IDA Getting Real Fellow. She graduated from Emerson College with a B.A. in Documentary Production.