Grace Collins

Grace Collins is the CEO and founder of games and education research firm Liminal Esports and Snowbright Studio, a game and educational tech development studio. Previously, Grace led game-based education policy for the U.S. Department of Education and coordinated the Federal Games Working Group across the executive branch under the Obama and Trump administrations. Grace is a former educator and was recognized for their work as an educator with a 2020 Educator Award from the National Center for Women & Information Technology and for their advocacy work as a finalist for the 2020 international “Breakthrough of the Year” award in Digital Education from the Falling Walls Foundation. Grace is also an outspoken LGBTQ+ and gender equity advocate who served as a 2019 LGBTQIA+ Fellow for the Union for Reform Judaism. Grace holds two undergraduate degrees in Computer Science fields and a Juris Doctor from Washington & Lee University. The author gives special thanks to the students from Hathaway Brown School their support in developing this proposal.