Building Positive, Inclusive Environments in VR

Students in VR


Many VR experiences such as social apps and multiplayer games rely on an engaged community. We encourage growth of the playerbase when we lay the groundwork for positive, inclusive environments where everyone feels welcome. Discussion topics: Strategies that work, how to apply these to your own VR community, and challenges. There will be time for Q/A.

Throughout Sonya Haskins experience as a professional player, Sonya saw a need for increased media coverage of VR-related topics so she began using her professional skills as a writer and speaker to promote players, developers, and others involved with the industry Sonya Haskins "Hasko7" is a respected journalist in the field of VR esports. She was the first female player to qualify for the VR League North American Regional Championships, as well as the first seated player in the league. Sonya is the VR Esports Editor at VR Fitness Insider and founder of VR Community Builders. She has 5 grown children, has written 8 books and lives in Southeast TN.

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Students in VR: Students in VR Website is a student-led and produced project from Educators in VR presenting meetups, workshops, and conferences for and with students across multiple VR platforms.

The first Students in VR conference was in May 2020, bringing together students from around the world to produce and present at the innovative conference. Students in VR will be participating in the upcoming YOUNGA student take-over of the United Nations in November.


Learn more about Educators in VR on their site and our AltspaceVR Educators in VR Channel. Join the conversation on the Educators in VR Discord, on our @educatorsvr Twitter, or in our Facebook group.

Learn more about Virtual World Society. Join the conversation on and Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIN.

Learn more about Girls S.T.E.A.M. Institute. Join the conversation on the Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIN.


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