Marisa Benjamin completed a MA in Rhetoric and Communication Design, and a BA Honours Arts and Business Co-op, Psychology Major, English Minor at the University of Waterloo. She is the Research Communications Officer at the Games Institute, overseeing the research communications portfolio and spearheading the Institute's knowledge mobilization efforts.
Marisa is a Co-Host for the Games Institute Podcast and Director for the Unhinged Podcast (forthcoming). She's an activist for Indigenous rights and intersectional feminism. Marisa is also a painter and a writer and a massive fan of Harry Potter.