Kristen Lappas is an Emmy Award-winning producer at ESPN specializing in features and documentaries. Lappas' work has received six Emmy nominations in the past two years. Her film SC Featured: A Mountain to Climb, the story of a Nepali teen raised in a maintenance shed who aspires to be her country's first female professional golfer, won a 2018 Emmy in the "Outstanding Short Sports Documentary" category and was an official selection of the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. Her short documentary SC Featured: Arthur, is currently being adapted into a screenplay by Paramount Pictures. In 2015, Lappas was named a "Rising Star Under 30" by Cynopsis Media. Lappas graduated cum laude from Boston College in 2009. Recently, she served as a mentor for young aspiring female filmmakers as a part of the United Nations and Disney's "Dream Big Princess" campaign.