In life, Gina:
— was a speaker at Women in Digital Cincinnati’s monthly meeting in May 2018.
— was a speaker at Dooley Media’s Social Media Show and Tell in March 2018.
— was a panelist at a University of Cincinnati’s English Department employment panel in March 2018
— has performed in sketch comedy and improv comedy with Cincinnati’s Highly Improvable.
— is a freelancer writer, editor, and social media consultant.
— is an avid cook, car singer, cat lover, eyebrow furrower, and loud laugher.
In college, Gina:
— was a columnist for BearCast, the University of Cincinnati’s student-run radio station. She reviewed new albums.
— was a nationally ranked character witness on UC’s Mock Trial team. Here, she realized that comedic performance and intellectual pursuits can coexist - and never to underestimate what feigning an accent can accomplish.
— served as an editorial intern with Soapbox Cincinnati.
— graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts in English (Rhetoric and Professional Writing) with a minor in Political Science and a certificate in Journalism
In high school, Gina:
— served as president and captain of the debate team. She participated in an individual, philosophical-based debate called Lincoln-Douglas debate. Argumentation, persuasive writing, and intense intellectual debate were requirements. Here, she developed her interest in research, discourse, public speaking, and arguing (for fun, of course).
— was a columnist for her high school newspaper. She wrote a weekly column showcasing up-and-coming musicians and bands.