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Wednesday, August 2 • 11:30am - 12:15pm
Panel - Forging the Cyberfeminist Multireality

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Can we build a future for VR that is empowering and inclusive for women? What might that sort of future look like? What kinds of things need to be done now to get there?

Moderators
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Cecilia D'Anastasio

Senior Reporter, Kotaku
Cecilia D'Anastasio is a senior reporter with Kotaku, where she writes about games, virtual worlds, digital labor and justice. Her reporting methods include embedding in virtual worlds and exploring the cultural tide pools that form around gaming and digital escapism.

Speakers
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Sophia Dominguez

CEO/Co-founder, SVRF
Sophia Dominguez is the CEO & co-founder of SVRF, the first search and discovery engine for VR content. She also founded AllThingsVR, a weekly newsletter that highlights the best virtual reality news and content. Previously, she was the Entrepreneur in Residence at Rothenberg Ventures and was also the first person to travel the world with Google Glass and document how people reacted to seeing and experiencing it for the first time. Sophia graduated from NYU Gallatin in 2013 with an individualized B.S. degree in... Read More →
avatar for Clorama Dorvilias

Clorama Dorvilias

UX Interaction Designer, Code for America
Clorama discovered VR in the summer of 2015 while researching technology to develop empathy to combat social bias for her MA thesis in London. She realized VR's potential to shape cognitive behavior and self-taught with Unity 3D to develop prototype demos for the Oculus DK2. Sinc... Read More →
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Alice Lloyd George

Principal, RRE Ventures
Alice Lloyd George is a Principal at RRE in New York and helps the firm explore emerging technologies such as the blockchain, machine learning and computer vision, robotics, VR and AR, and NewSpace. She led the firm's investments in The Wave VR and 8i, where she is a board observ... Read More →
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Zohar Kfir

Testimony
Zohar Kfir is a New York-based media artist working with experimental video, interactive art and VR. Her artistic practice employs non-linear narratives and traditional cinematic techniques and features expanded interactivity. Kfir has shown her work internationally in galleries... Read More →


Wednesday August 2, 2017 11:30am - 12:15pm
Tishman Auditorium

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