Geena works across the assistive technology policy fields of education and social care and leads on employment, including authoring our Talent & Technology report. Prior to joining Policy Connect, Geena held several roles in the assistive technology sector including as a specialist teacher and AT Lead in a primary-Post 16 setting and as a technology and study skills trainer for neurodivergent university students. In addition to her policy work, Geena has worked as a research assistant for the iRead Project at UCL and as a technologist on the Nuvoic Project.
Geena holds an MA (Hons) in Education and Technology at the Institute of Education (University College London) and BA (Hons) degree in Linguistics from Binghamton University (New York). She is particulary passionate about how AT can remove barriers for neurodivergent people, and her master's research focused on remote participatory design with neurodivergent adults. Outside of work, Geena enjoys live comedy gigs and is always up for a good pub quiz.