Events, Speaking, and Teaching

Event Organization

  • Friendship Garden 2018 – Co-organizer
    • Highlighted the work of 8 games by developers from traditionally marginalized backgrounds at megabooth at Play NYC
    • Ran successful social media campaign promoting the event
      • 93k impressions in 5 days
      • Mentions by: Humble Bundle, Rami Ismail, Pixelles Montreal, QG Con, Nathalie Lawhead, Brie Code, Naomi Clark
    • Sponsors: Schell Games, Carnegie Mellon University’s ETC, Soylent
    • For more details, see the itch.io page: here
  • GDC Unparty 2018 – Lead Organizer
    • Pizza Sponsor: A Shell in the Pit Audio
    • Zine Library Sponsor: Babycastles
    • Bag of Oranges Sponsor: Sheep’s Meow
    • 250 Guests
    • A quiet networking party with no loud music, optional drinking, and food
    • For more see the full entry on Unparty here!
  • Magfest 2018 (Babycastles Indie Arcade) – Staff
  • GDC Unparty 2017 – Lead Organizer
  • Game Developers Conference 2017 – Staff (Conference Associate)
  • Game Devs of Color Expo 2017 – Volunteer

Speaking

Scholarships

  • Casual Connect IGDA Mentorship – August 2017
  • Playcrafting Game Writing Primer Scholarship – Spring 2017

Teaching

  • Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning – April 2018 – Afterschool STEAM Tutoring
  • Kansas State University – November 2017 – Q&A with Game Dev Club
  • Urban Assembly Gateway School for Technology – April 2017 – Career Day with High School Students