Gia Castello

Gia is a Creative Technologist, activist and teacher based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has a degree on Media and Entertainment Management and has a career focused on developing new platforms to tell stories, and communities to share knowledge. She is Program Director for the global community Chicas Poderosas, and is also a crew member of Chicas Programando, in Argentina. She has been a fellow for Genero e Numero, a data-driven media outlet in Brazil and has a scholarship from the National Fine Arts fund of Argentina. She has also given talks amout immersive storytelling and workshops at several film festivals and universities, including SXSW (US), VRFest (MX), Mar del Plata Film Fest (AR), Fundación Telefónica (UY), New Ventures Lab (BR), Universidad Veritas (CR), MIT Media Lab (US), Hacks & Hackers, among others.