About the GM

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About the GM/Facilitator

Helena Krobath:
  • Long-time gamer (tabletop and video)
  • BA degrees in English (literature and creative writing concentration), History (Canadian history focus), and Communication (journalism studies and sound studies)
  • MA degree in Media Studies (research-creation in sound studies)
  • Vancouver-based artist (e.g., sound art and multimedia storytelling with Arts Assembly, Community Radio Education Society, New Adventures in Sound Art, Vancouver Soundwalk Collective/Vancouver New Music, Vancouver Co-op Radio)
  • Rich history in community-based workshops, youth programming, and public presentations (Our World Language/Nuxalk Radio, VIVO Media Arts Centre, CiTR 101.9 FM, Feminist Media Studio (Montreal), Publik Secrets, Vancouver Podcast Festival, etc)
  • 10+ years of previous experience in tutoring and lesson design (including tailored and adaptive work with EAL and neurodivergent students)
  • University Teaching Assistance, Lab Instruction, Guest Lecturing (audio recording and digital processing; podcasting; sound studies)
  • Published author in fiction (On Spec), poetry (Grain Magazine), essays (Pause Button/Mission Environmental Stewardship Association), and Communication research (Journal of Culture and Design, Mobile Methods Handbook)
  • Skilled at facilitation and encouraging participation, establishing inclusive group dynamics
  • More activity detailed here