Featured Contributors

Featured Contributors

GeekGirlCon welcomes our Featured Contributors! Several will be available for signings and photo opportunities. Purchase photo ops in advance to save time at the con.


Kimberly Brooks

Kimberly Brooks headshot

Kimberly Brooks is an industry-proven voiceover dynamo, gaining recognition for her performances on many animated shows and video games. She got her start in animation voiceover on the cult classic Nickelodeon show, Rugrats. She also voiced Luna, the keyboardist/back-up singer for the Hex Girls, the eco-goth rock band featured in Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated. Some of Kimberly’s more recent work includes Disney Jr’s Doc McStuffins, where she plays a range of characters including Doc’s Mom, Dr. Maisha McStuffins, as well as Surfer Girl. She can also be heard on Netflix’s reboot of the classic cartoon Voltron as Princess Allura, on Nickelodeon’s Winx Club as Stormy, and on Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe as Jasper.

Kimberly’s work in interactive video games includes Ashley Williams in the Mass Effect series, Oracle in the Batman: Arkham series, Daisy Fitzroy in BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea, and Bad Juju in the recent Skylanders: Imaginators.

With a voiceover resume that rounds out with well-known narration performances on shows such as Oxygen’s Killer Couples, Kimberly Brooks is truly a voiceover tour de force.

Con Appearances

Saturday

Sunday

  • Kimberly Brooks Signings, 9:45am-11:15am, Level 3 Signing Area*
  • Kimberly Brooks Photo Ops, 11:45am-12:30pm, Level 3 Photo Studio*
  • Kimberly Brooks Q&A, 1pm, Tahoma Room 3/4 – Garnet

Elaine Chase

Elaine Chase is the Vice President of Global Brand Strategy and Marketing at Wizards of the Coast. She leads marketing for Magic: The Gathering, a trading card game played by tens of millions of fans in over 70 countries and eleven languages. Elaine is one of Wizard of the Coast’s most experienced and knowledgeable leaders, having competed in the first-ever Magic Pro Tour and served as a level 3 Magic judge before joining the company.

A lifelong gamer, Elaine first played Magic in college when she and her now-husband taught themselves the game with a used rule book. She joined Wizards of the Coast in 1999, and since then has helped shape many important facets of the game. She was on the development teams for Mirrodin, Champions of Kamigawa, Onslaught, and other card sets; she was part of the team that created Magic’s flagship play program, Friday Night Magic; and she oversaw marketing through eight straight years of growth.

Elaine earned her BS in Science in Elementary Education from SUNY Geneseo. When not playing Magic at work, she plays with her husband and daughter at home.

Con Appearances

Sunday

  • Making Games That Bring People Together, 4pm, Tahoma (Level 3) Room 3/4 – Garnet

Lil Chen

Lilian is a former competitive Super Smash Brothers Melee player and full-time UX Designer. When she’s not in the office, she’s advocating for more inclusivity within competitive gaming spaces. Her journey began with leading a panel about women in esports, and since then she has given a TED Ed Talk on empathy in gaming and co-founded Smash Sisters. Smash Sisters aims to convert awareness into action. Leveraging her design skills, Lil hopes to continue supporting the goal of bringing more women into esports.

Con Appearances

Saturday

  • Play Super Smash Bros. with Smash Sisters, 10:45am, Level 4 Gaming Stage

Sunday

  • Women in eSports: How to Get Involved in Competitive Gaming, 11:30am, Skagit (Lower Level) Room 2 – Samus

Erica Luttrell

Erica Shukrani Luttrell was born in Toronto, Canada to a Tanzanian mother and an American father. The youngest of four girls, Erica began her acting career at the age of two, starring in numerous commercials from Pampers to Cadillac before booking her first lead role in a television series at the age of nine.

After several seasons on Shining Time Station, TV Ontario’s Bookmice, the animated series The Magic School Bus, and The New Ghostwriter Mysteries (the last earning her a nomination for a Hollywood Reporter Young Star Award), she migrated south to Los Angeles, California.

Leading roles in films such as Lifetime’s Dangerous Evidence, the short In Twilight’s Shadow, numerous animated series’ such as Dave the Barbarian, As Told By Ginger and Steven Universe followed. With further guest appearances on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, General Hospital, Dexter, and Private Practice to name a few. Having recurred on the provocative, original series Lost Girl, voiced the Female Witch Doctor in Diablo III, most recently guest starred on Rosewood, and voiced Emily Kaldwin in the highly anticipated game Dishonored 2, the beautiful and talented Erica captures attention on small and big screen alike.

Con Appearances

Saturday

  • Erica Luttrell Photo Ops, 10am-10:30am, Level 3 Photo Studio*
  • Voice of a Hero, 11:30am, Tahoma (Level 3) Room 3/4 – Garnet
  • Erica Luttrell Signings, 1:30pm-3pm, Level 4 Signing Area*
  • Erica Luttrell Signings, 4pm-5:30pm, Level 4 Signing Area*
  • Erica Luttrell Q&A, 5:30pm, Tahoma (Level 3) Room 3/4 – Garnet

Sunday

  • Let’s Play Diablo 3 with the Witch Doctor, 10:45am, Level 4 Gaming Area
  • Erica Luttrell Signings, 12pm-1pm, Level 4 Signing Area*
  • Erica Luttrell Photo Ops, 2pm-2:30pm, Level 3 Photo Studio*
  • Erica Luttrell Signings, 3pm-4pm, Level 4 Signing Area*

Lucie Pohl


Lucie Pohl is a German-American TV & Film actor, comedian, writer and the voice of Mercy from Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch.Lucie can be seen as the biggest female guest lead on the new season of the cult UK TV show Red Dwarf XI, as well as appearances in Showtime’s Homeland, Warner Bros. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, David Chase’s Not Fade Away and over 30 other US + international Film + TV productions.Lucie has written three solo comedy shows which have toured in the US and internationally to sold out houses, received 5 star reviews and been nominated for the NY Innovative Theater Award.Check Lucie out online on instagram, Twitter and her website.

Con Appearances

Saturday

  • Voice of a Hero, 11:30am, Tahoma Room 3/4 – Garnet
  • Lucie Pohl Photo Ops, 1:45pm-2:30pm, Level 3 Photo Studio*
  • Let’s Play Overwatch, 3:45pm, Level 4 Gaming Stage
  • Lucie Pohl Signings, 5:15pm-6:45pm, Level 3 Signing Area*

Sunday

  • Lucie Pohl Photo Ops, 10:45am-11:30am, Level 3 Photo Studio*
  • Lucie Pohl Signings, 11:30am-1pm, Level 3 Signing Area*
  •  Lucie Pohl Q&A, 2:30pm, Tahoma Room 3/4 – Garnet
  • Lucie Pohl Photo Ops, 3:45pm-4:30pm, Level 3 Photo Studio*
  • Lucie Pohl Signings, 5:15pm-6:45pm, Level 3 Signing Area*

G. Willow Wilson


G. Willow Wilson is a comic book writer, novelist, and Seattle local. Her works include the New York Times bestselling series Ms. Marvel, winner of the Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story; and Alif the Unseen, winner of the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel.

In 2015, she was honored at the PEN America Literary Awards with a special commendation for innovation in graphic literature. She enjoys cooking (followed by eating), kajukenbo, and MMORPGs.

Con Appearances

Saturday

  • G. Willow Wilson Signings, 11:30am-12:30pm, Level 3 Signing Area*
  • G. Willow Wilson Q&A, 2:30pm, Tahoma (Level 3) Room 3/4 – Garnet

Fryda Wolff

After entering the video games industry at age 18 and spending the next 12 years in game development, nine years spent as a sound designer, Fryda Wolff began her voice over career in 2013.

Since then she has been featured in video games (Mass Effect: Andromeda as Sara Ryder, Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth as the Narrator, Killer Instinct as Mira, The Park as Lorraine), animation (DC Super Friends as Poison Ivy, Justice League Action as Faora, Avengers Assemble as Enchantress), and television (Sundance, National Geographic).

Con Appearances

Saturday

  • Fryda Wolff Photo Ops, 10:45am-11:30am, Level 3 Photo Studio*
  • Voice of a Hero, 11:30am, Tahoma (Level 3) Room 3/4 – Garnet
  • Fryda Wolff Signings, 3pm-5pm, Level 3 Signing Area*
  • Fryda Wolff Photo Ops, 5:45pm-6:30pm, Level 3 Photo Studio*

Sunday

  • Fryda Wolff Photo Ops, 9:45am-10:30am, Level 3 Photo Studio*
  • Fryda Wolff Q&A, 11:30am, Tahoma (Level 3) Room 3/4 – Garnet
  • Fryda Wolff Signings, 1:15pm-2:45pm, Level 3 Signing Area*
  • Let’s Play Mass Effect Andromeda With Sara Ryder, 3:45pm-4:45pm, Level 4 Gaming Stage

Maritess Zurbano

Maritess Zurbano is the only Filipina-American professional stage hypnotist in the world. She has been profiled by Newsday, Lifetime Television, the BBC News, and The Village Voice. With 24 years of hypnotism experience, Zurbano has performed over 200 events for colleges, casinos, and private audiences, both in the US and internationally.

Her hilarity and entertainment have been shared with people of all ages, and she specializes in amazing those critical of hypnotism. At the end of the show, even the most sophisticated minds are astounded and thrilled by the experience.

Con Appearances

Saturday

  • When You Know the Rules of Magic, You Can Control Perception, 1pm, Skagit (Lower Level) Room 2 – Samus

Sunday

  • Closing Celebration, 6pm, Tahoma (Level 3) Room 3/4 – Garnet

Cosplay Contest

Lauren – Random Tuesday


Lauren is a Cosplay, teacher, game master, maker, and general nerd. She has been sewing, crafting and designing since she was old enough to be trusted with a needle and thread. Lauren spent much of her childhood in Europe, and has a fondness for tea and biscuits. When not working on her next sewing or streaming project she can be found geeking out in Seattle, or at one of her other passions: Improv theatre, capoeira, teaching and friendship. Follow her on Facebook or Twitter. Lauren will host the Cosplay Contest on Saturday at 4pm in Room Tahoma 3/4 – Garnet.


Jazqui – Jazqui Cosplay


Jazqui is an award-winning cosplayer based out of Northern California and has been creating costumes for 10 years. She has been participating in cosplay masquerades since 2010 and has won several awards, including best performance in the Fanime 2013 Masquerade. She works as a graphic and web designer in San Francisco and spends most of her free time mastering the art of playing video games while having one hand occupied by a cat. Follow her on Twitter at @jazqui. Jazqui will judge the Cosplay Contest on Saturday at 4pm in Room Tahoma 3/4 – Garnet.


Anna He – Seattle Cosplay


Anna is an award-winning cosplayer with an extensive background in the apparel industry as a professional fashion designer and a technical designer. With a passion for sewing and anime, she merges a dream job and love of all things anime and high fantasy. She has a wide array of experience working with materials from leather to feathers. These days you can buy her patterns from McCall Pattern Company’s Cosplay line of patterns. Follow her on Facebook or Twitter. Anna will judge the Cosplay Contest on Saturday at 4pm in Room Tahoma 3/4 – Garnet.


Tansura Thomas – Two-Week Cosplay


Tansura (aka Two-Week Cosplay) comes with over ten years of sewing experience including theater work and studying at North Carolina School of the Arts. Along with her fierce cosplays, she works on bringing the community together as an admin of groups like Up & Coming Cosplay, and the local Seattle meetup Lights, Camera Practice! Follow her on Twitter. Tansura will judge the Cosplay Contest on Saturday at 4pm in Room Tahoma 3/4 – Garnet.


*All schedules are subject to change. Those who purchase opportunities should check this page for updates.  

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