Elea Chang, Founder & organizer
Elea is a user experience designer turned community organizer. In 2013, she moved from the San Francisco Bay Area to Portland to pursue work in the social impact sector. Elea's worked for Upworthy and Idealist.org, been published in Model View Culture and The Pastry Box, and is currently board president for Stumptown Syndicate.
Alfie Padilla, Content Committee
Alfie is transitioning from 4 years of social activist work into game development. They work with Pixel Arts to teach children about coding and designing games, particularly in underserved areas. Alfie is a proud person of color, actor, and stage performer.
Nadia Gathers, Content Committee
Nadia Gathers is the Internal Communications Manager at Github and an intersectional design thinking facilitator hailing from the d.school. In their spare time, they are a mental health advocate, occasional stage-talker, and aspiring novelist. Nadia helps people talk to each other.
We've Got Press!
- Disability Visibility Project, July 2017
- Allied Media Projects, July 2017
- Portland Monthly, June 2017
- KBOO Evening News, April 2017
- Silicon Florist, Feb 2017
- Oregon Public Broadcasting, Sept 2016
- XRAY.fm, Sept 2016 (live)
- People of Color in Tech, July 2016
- Shop Talk Podcast, June 2016
- Model View Culture, June 2016 (print edition)
- Smashing Mag, June 2016
- Silicon Florist, Mar 2016
- Impact Design Hub, Mar 2016