Born and raised in Colombia, Alyea Sandovar is Latin American intercultural game studies researcher. She worked as logistical coordinator for Social Capital Markets (SoCap) a conference that brings together investors and social entrepreneurs. She also was the organizational manager for EXYGY, a boutique shop that creates websites and mobile applications for the world’s leading change makers. She has a Bachelor's in Public Relations, a Masters in Clinical Psychology, a Master's in Human Organizational Systems and is currently finishing her PhD in Game Studies. Her research is on game designer’s perceptions of culture and their game design choices. Her goal is design experiences for a kinder, greener, more fun and socially equal world.