Dr. Mary Flanagan is an artist, designer, and director of the Tiltfactor game research lab at Hunter College. She is the creator of “The Adventures of Josie True”, the first online adventure game for girls, and is co-founder of Rapunsel, a research project to teach girls programming. Her projects have been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Pacific Cultural Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. In the 1990s, Flanagan was also a media producer/game designer, garnering over 20 international awards for titles produced for The Discovery Channel, Creative Wonders/ABC, and Knowledge Adventure. Her artworks have been exhibited globally at such venues as the Central Fine Arts Gallery (New York), Altérités: Interdisciplinarité & Pratiques “Féminines” de L’Espace (Paris, France), and the Whitney 2002 Biennial (New York).