Communicating Science - Facilitated By: 

Grace McRae-Okine is an online marketing and promotions whiz, having worked with organizations such as UBC's student radio station CiTR, live music venue the Biltmore Cabaret, and the Think & Eat Green @ School project on fundraising campaigns, social media marketing plans, methods of non-academic dissemination, and more. She currently works as the social media manager at Timbre Concerts in Vancouver, BC

Tracy Giesz-Ramsay is a journalist and founder of the weekly interview series Capture Queue; she is a community-focused writer specializing in social movements and environmental justice; co-founder and editor of opinion-blog Pass it to the Left; founding partner of upcoming project Beat the Street- a resource centre and monthly event series reaching out to marginalized youth and adults.

Facilitation and Interdisciplinarity - Facilitated By:  


Sâkihitowin Awâsis (Cortney Dakin) is an Otipemisiw / Anishinaabe land defender and spoken word artist continually inspired by acts of decolonization, resurgence, and community healing. As a writer she has contributed to Briarpatch Magazine, ᑭᒥᐊᐧᐣ kimiwan ‘zine, and the book A Line In The Tar Sands. Her work at Atlohsa Native Family Healing Services draws connections between the health and well-being of Indigenous families and the Earth.