What started as a two women operation is now driven by a team of passionate content creators. Every member of the team uses their skill set and expertise to expand Girls on Games’ offering. We take pride in making Girls on Games a source for quality content and an integral part of the Montreal gaming community.

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Girls on Games Editorial Team

Catherine Smith-Desbiens

Co-founder, Co-editor in Chief

Catherine is an Ottawa-born graphic designer who started gaming at the tender age of 5. From Duck Hunt, she graduated to Super Mario World and never stopped jumping from game to game. She also has a healthy love of cartoons, movies and music.

Leah Jewer

Leah Jewer

Co-founder, Co-editor in Chief

Leah is a Newfie-transplant who obtained her B.F.A and M.F.A. in graphic design from Concordia University and Savannah College of Art and Design. A true gamer from early on, she hasn’t stop playing since the days of the Nintendo Entertainment System. She’s a hardcore geek, a Trekker (as in Star Trek, not the ‘walking over long distance’ thing) and lover of rock and roll.

Simon Marcoux

Simon Marcoux

Podcast Producer

Simon is passionate about technology, gaming and geek culture. Although he’s mostly into PC gaming and everything that surrounds it, he’s dabbled into all forms of it, from handhelds to tabletops. You can usually find him lurking countless Twitch channels until the early morning lights.

Stephanie Lyell

Stephanie Lyell

Community Manager

Stephanie is a Toronto based marketing director, and mixer streamer. She has a background in photography, and has her phone attached to her hand at all times, capturing her life on Instagram and Snapchat. Stephanie is a born geek starting her early years with Nintendo 64. She loves the gaming community, and spends her free time on social media, and attending conventions.

Alicia Alexandra

Alicia Alexandra

Managing Editor

Alicia Alexandra is a professional community developer and consultant from Montreal, Quebec. She is a staunch believer that the campier the cover, the better the fantasy novel, and that one should never touch another player’s dice without asking. When she is not improving her /played time or untangling controller wires she can usually be found saving Hyrule or watching Twitch until way past her bedtime.

Stephanie Brandon

Stephanie Brandon

Staff Writer

Living just outside of Toronto, Ontario, Stephanie Brandon is a multimedia designer, cosplayer, and video game vlogger.