Melissa Malzkuhn, MFA.
Founder & Director of Motion Light Lab, leading their creative research and development at Gallaudet University research center. She is a Co-Founder of CREST Network (Cultivating Research & Equity in SL Tech).
NSF – Gallaudet Science Deaf Advisory Council Members of Learning Center, focusing on the equity and inclusion of deaf people in sign language technology.
Obama Fellow 2018, Ashoka 2021. She is an activist, academic, artist, and digital strategist with a love for language play, interactive experiences, and community-based change.