The Natives in Tech team has recently grown and we would like to introduce you to our new social media manager, Shea Vassar.

Shea is a writer and citizen of the Cherokee Nation who is passionate about creating space for Natives in the film and media industries. Her writing has been featured at Roger Ebert, Film School Rejects, High Country News, and others. Shea is currently based out of Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

On top of her day job, Shea is currently working on her Master of Legal Studies in Indigenous People’s Law from the University of Oklahoma. When not writing or studying, she enjoys watching a good Oklahoma City Thunder basketball game or drinking a great cup of coffee.

Her vision for our social media is to continue to build an authentic and comfortable community. Shea is always open for thoughts or ideas from the NiT community and is happy to be on board! If anyone knows of any cool events or tech job postings, feel free to email her at so we can spread the word.