Ramona Pringle is an award-winning creator, technologist, and educator, who has built her career around helping others navigate the rapidly changing digital world. She is an Associate Professor in the RTA School of Media at Ryerson University, and Director of The Creative Innovation Studio, an interdisciplinary network of creative incubators, as well as the Global Campus Studio, a unique digital studio devoted to fostering international co-production through the use of digital collaboration tools. She is the 2020 recipient of the Ryerson Blue and Gold President’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Ramona has an extensive background as a writer, producer, researcher and journalist, tackling complex, challenging topics and making them accessible with an engaging, entertaining approach. Currently, she is a technology columnist for CBC and a technology expert on Yahoo! Editor’s Edition. As an expert in interactive and digital media production, she was the interactive producer for PBS Frontline’s acclaimed flagship interactive project, Digital Nation. And wrote and produced the interactive documentary “Avatar Secrets.” Most recently Ramona created the Canadian Screen Award-nominated project Communities Create, an interactive program conceived as a rapid response to Covid-19, streamed on CBC Arts, dubbed “Peloton meets Art Attack.” Ramona’s projects have been featured at international festivals and conferences including i-docs, Power to the Pixel, TFI Interactive, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Hot Docs, SXSW, NXNE, Social Media Week, TEDx, and in publications including the New York Times, Mashable, Cult of Mac and the Huffington Post. She is a member of the City of Toronto Film, Television and Digital Media Board, a board member with Media Smarts and the Screen Industries Research and Training Centre, and the Chair of Interactive Ontario’s Emerging Talent Committee.