Education

 

Trust.IT: Small Business Cohort  |   2019

Center for Women & Enterprise, Burlington, Vermont

M.F.A. in Emergent Media   |  August  2018

Champlain College, Burlington, Vermont

Thesis: “The Responsibility of the Video Game Developer: Moving towards gender equity in the video game industry.” Champlain College Gallery exhibit May-August 2018.

B.A. in Liberal Arts   |   2010

Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

Major: History and Women’s Studies

Thesis: “Ms. Magazine and the Reversal of Gendered Advertising.”

Teaching Experience

 

Adjunct Faculty

Champlain College, Burlington, Vermont


Game Production 101   |   Fall 2021 [in-person]

 

Interaction Design 220   |   Spring 2021 [remote] 

Overall score: 4.7

Excellent Course/Excellent Teacher score: 4.9, Belonging/Inclusion score: 5

[course remote recordings available upon request]
 

Interaction Design 110    |   Fall 2020 [remote]

Overall score: 4.6

Excellent Course/Excellent Teacher score: 5, Belonging/Inclusion score: 5

[course remote recordings available upon request]

 

Teaching Assistant

Champlain College, Burlington, Vermont

TA in Publication Design  |  Fall 2021 [in-person]

 

Program Co-Director

Rad Studio  |   Summer 2019 - 2021 [remote]

Summer game development incubator, Rad Magpie, Burlington, Vermont

 

Program Director

Girls Make Games, a program by Rad Magpie   |   Summer 2019, 2021 [in-person / remote]

Summer program for girls grades 6-8, Rad Magpie, Burlington, Vermont

 

Teaching Faculty

Governor’s Institute of Technology, Burlington, Vermont   |   Summer 2019, 2021  [in-person / remote]

Focus: Interactive Narrative

 

Co-Instructor

“ADVANCE Entrepreneurship” course, Gap Labs in partnership with UN Consulate  |   May 2021 [remote]

Focus: Human-Centered Design for Business

Presentations and Public Speaking

 

Roundtable Speaker   |   August 2021

VCET Presents a Conversation with Senator Patrick Leahy, Burlington, Vermont

Featured Speaker   |   August 2021

“Rad Magpie x Financial Sustainability: A Rebuttal.” 

Rad Magpie Annual End of Summer Party, Virtual / Burlington, Vermont

 

Guest Speaker   |   June 2021

Women Business Owners Network Spring Conference, Virtual / Burlington, Vermont

Panelist: “Women in Gaming”   |   February 2021
Black River Innovation Campus presents “Women & Leadership: Celebrating Voices in Tech” Conference, 

Virtual / Springfield, Vermont

 

Guest Speaker   |   December 2019

Tech Communities Holiday Party, Burlington, Vermont

The Authenticity Art Project    Featured Speaker |  November 2016

Shelburne Museum, PechaKucha Night Vol. 22, Shelburne, Vermont

Professional History

 

Game Design Consultant   |   March 2021 - now

Population Media Center, South Burlington, Vermont

 

Executive Director   |   January 2019 - now

Rad Magpie, Burlington, Vermont

 

Judge   |   December 2021

Congressional App Challenge

UX Designer   |   March -  August 2021

Project mHealth - Android app [Contracted - University of Vermont]

 

Project Manager   |   January - October 2020

PanicMechanic - Android app [Contracted - Allostatech]

 

Creative Director   |   April - August 2019

Cocoknight  -  PC Video Game [Contracted - The Make a Wish Foundation]

 

Creative Director   |   September 2018 - August 2019

Sigiriya  -  PC Video Game [In-house Project]

 

Graduate Fellow  |  January 2017 – August 2018

Champlain College Emergent Media Center, Burlington, Vermont

 

Creative Director   |  May 2017 - August 2018

BREAKAWAY! Mobile - Android serious game

 

Project Management  |  August 2016 - May 2017

MakerLab, Emergent Media Center

 

Managing Director and Cofounder   |   June 2012 - July 2015

Exquisite Corpse Company, Brooklyn, New York

Producer   |   2013

Odd.A.See - Immersive theater

Producer   |    2014

WareART:SubTerra - Theater / fashion show