Virginia is a digital strategist, communications specialist, and Speech-Language Pathologist who helps those with communication needs interact with those most important to them. With a 20+ year stint at agencies and start-ups, she has focused her career on technology-sparked solutions for business and life while transitioning her digital strategy work into both a clinical and strategic position. With an insatiable appetite for all things new and interesting in the digital and caregiving industries, she is a regular contributor to the SXSW community and has been selected four times to present at their annual event. Virginia maintains a popular personal blog that explores designing for the fringe audience, instead of the typical target audience. She travels as often as her budget allows and has lived in three countries, five states and with 25 people from 11 different countries.