Amanda Hill is an artist, scholar, educator, and Ph.D. student at the University of Central Florida. Her research and creative activities span many platforms: digital media, writing, and performance. She uses the arts to inspire artistry and creative voice in individuals and diverse populations in an effort to bring forth personal community stories to advance the collective of voices and community histories present in the world. Her current research envisions how Digital Storytelling can help citizens create and share personal narratives within their communities. Additionally, Amanda is an accomplished writer. Her plays, Dancing and One were recently honored with readings at One Theatre World in Cleveland and the ASSITEJ International Meeting in Linz, Austria. She has presented at National and International conferences on the topics of theatre, digital storytelling, transmedia storytelling, education, and advocacy, and has published a book chapter and articles about those topics as well. Amanda also works actively with many diverse populations leading educational workshops, residencies, and camps.