Kim Sawchuk is a Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University and she leads the Aging + Communication + Technologies Lab. Sawchuk holds the Concordia University Research Chair in Mobile Media Studies Tier I, in recognition of her groundbreaking work on aging with mobile media. She is a co-founder of the Mobile Media Lab (Concordia-York), the co-director of the Participatory Media Cluster of the Milieux Institute at Concordia University and a former editor of the Canadian Journal of Communication (2006-2012). In 1996, Sawchuk co-founded Studio-XX, a feminist research and media arts centre in Montréal. She has held key administrative positions including Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies for the Faculty of Arts and Science. She has over 75 peer-reviewed articles to her name and, in the past 5 years, has authored or co-authored over 15 papers on topics such as seniors and mobile technologies, mediatization, activism and aging and creative digital practices. In addition, Kim has produced several reports to federal and provincial governments on the intersection of media policy and older adults. She works in collaboration with community organizations in Montreal, developing projects that utilize participatory action research and research creation approaches. She holds expertise in research methodologies, aging and media, and experience in graduate supervision and mentoring. In 2019, Kim was the recipient of Concordia University’s Graduate Mentorship Award.