Olivia Blackmon is the director of corporate outreach and special projects at the George Mason University—Virginia Serious Game Institute (VSGI). At VSGI, Olivia serves as chair of the VA-Alliance for Cyber, Technology and Computer Science Training, a consortium of public school districts, community colleges, four-year universities, and industry leaders. In addition, she works on veteran programs to establish a pathway for cyber, computer science, and technology workforce development. Olivia has consulted with USAID, World Vision, the United Nations, and UNICEF to design, implement, and measure high-impact STEM, reading literacy, and humanitarian programs. She recently received a Fulbright scholarship, through which she will work with local NGOs in Ghana to conduct an impact evaluation of education, technology, and women’s health programs throughout rural areas. Olivia holds a PhD in sociology with a concentration in education policy and advanced quantitative methods.