Mariam Asad is a PhD student in the Digital Media program at Georgia Tech. Her work currently focuses on community engagement, design, and the city. She is interested in the different ways that different Atlanta communities discuss, use, and appropriate technologies to do political work. She explores how technology design can offer opportunities for civic participation, public discourse, and community empowerment.
Georgia Institute of Technology
Sarah Schoemann is the founder of Different Games Conference and a doctoral student in Digital Media at Georgia Tech. As a researcher, game designer and educational technologist, her work investigates the implications of accessible media and technology tools as vehicles for personal expression and social critique within communities of practice, considering the ways they are in conversation with broader issues of equity and social justice, both... Read More →