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Elena Lobova

Co-founder & CBDO, GDBAY

Kate Edwards (she/her)

CEO / CXO & Co-Founder, Geogrify / SetJetters

Irina Syomka

BD Director, Partner, Games Gathering Conference

Jessie Contour

Assistant Professor of Practice, UT Austin

Anna Moshak

2D Artist, Freelancer

Dr Amanda Ford

Lecturer in Creative and Digital Industries, West College Scotland

Luna Javier

Creative Director and Co-Founder, Altitude Games

Liz Prince

Business Manager, Amiqus & Founder, Putting The G Into Gaming

Dr Hanan Makki

Co-founder, Qindeel Studio

Ladell Smith

Associate Social and Community Manager, Auroch Digital

Carolina Rueda

Research assistant & Co-Founder, AfternoonFika AB

Alex Davis

Head of Community, Neonhive

Mafalda Duarte

Studio Director and a Producer at Nerd Monkeys, Ambassador Coordinator at Women in Games

Rachel DiPaola

Chief of Staff and Founding member of Big Fish Women's ERG

Suzanne Freyjadis

Head of Mentorship Programme, IGDA

Mary Kenney

Senior Writer, Insomniac Games

Sarah Makdad

Community Manager, Triband

Sandra @ InnoGames

Talent Development Manager, InnoGames GmbH

Mary Brune

Research Director, Newzoo

Aneesah Williams

CEO and Founder, MONARK

Janni Jensen

Esports Manager, Women in Games Asia

Micaela Romanini

Founder, Women in Games Italia, VD Vigamus Foundation, Event Director, Gamerome

Rosie Taylor

Comms Officer & Community Manager, Safe In our World

Emelie Hedgren

Content Creator

Emily Evans

English Text Analyst, Rockstar Games

Hannah Rutherford

Content Creator

Gina Jackson

Founder, Skillfull

Kimberly Voll

Co-Founder (Fair Play Alliance) & Studio Head (Brace Yourself Games)

Shenae Rivers

Executive Director, UrbanDevelopers

Lotte Hageman

Tech & Pedago Assistant @42 Wolfsburg && Student@Codam

Nika Avayan

Chief Operating Officer, Frogwares

Charlotte Rouget-Murphy

Distribution Manager, Bossa Games

Jennifer Estaris

Game Director at ustwo games

Marta Koszlak

Social Media and Community Manager, Keywords Studios

Louise Andrew

Head of Art, d3t

Dan Sun

Riot Games | Women in Games Asia

Kyra Chan

Chief of Staff, Netspeak Games

Katy Berry

Women in Games Ambassador & Streamer

Andreas Lieb

Director Human Resources, Innogames GmbH

Lenka Kaciakova

VP of Operations at Wooga

Rhoda Daly

Senior Lecturer Games Design, University of Central Lancashire

Michelle Menard

Design Director, Oxide Games

Jennifer Knaack

Team Lead CRM, InnoGames

Gemma Johnson-Brown (She/Her)

COO @ Dovetail Games | Ambassador Director @ Women in Games

Dr. Jakin Vela

Executive Director, Independent Game Developers Association IGDA

Kah Hui Teo

Co-Director, Women in Games Asia

Holly Pickering

Senior Artist at ustwo games

Dominika Urbańska-Galanciak

MD of Polish Association of Game Developers and Distributors

Susan Alma

Head of Localization at Wooga

Anna Ozimek

Independent Researcher

Lucy Kyriakidou

Character Designer & Art Director

Ruth Falconer

Education Director at Women in Games

Aleksandra Zdeb

Wooga Talent Team

Maria Sayans (she/her)

CEO at ustwo games

Tarja Porkka-Kontturi

Director of Comms, Global Game Jam

Múkami Kinoti Kimotho

Chief Girl Crusader @Royelles - Gaming that Ignites Girls Towards Leadership & STEAM

Ola Sondej

Head of Comms, Draw Distance

Emily Brown (she/her)

Lead Designer at ustwo games

Cassie Hughes

Director and Community Manager at Nox Lumina

Lindsey Darvin

Assistant Professor, Syracuse University

Artesha Sharma

Learning & Development Specialist - Big Fish Games

Francisca Phillips

Head of Global DEIB - Jam City

marie-claire isaaman

CEO, Women in Games

Valentina Luzina

Head of HR at Wooga GmbH

Evangelia Kioseoglou

Apprentice Game Programmer

Ruth Dickens

Sumo Academy Apprentice

Lauren Kaye

Host / Creator

Emma Smith (she/her)

Director of Talent & Social Impact, Creative Assembly

Karen Hedger-Breeds

Creative Industries Skills, Education and Apprenticeships Consultant

Lily & Violet The Nerd Pirates

The Nerd Pirates

Yvonne Harrison

CEO, Women in Football

Charly Harbord

Games researcher, designer, player.

Karla Reyes

Product Manager at Niantic

Joanna Keler

Marketing and PR Lead at Klabater

Luisa Bixio

Vice President, Milestone

Elisa Di Lorenzo

Untold Games

Laura Clarke

Apprentice game programmer

Tim Cullings

Executive Director, The Global Game Jam

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Women in Games

Women in Games WIGJ is the not for profit organisation that seeks a games and esports industry, culture and community free of gender discrimination. Our mission is to create new initiatives, activities, pathways and synergies that foster opportunities to empower girls and women. By investing in women and girls, we will realise an equal playing field, drive positive cultural and societal change, and deliver significant benefits for the global gaming ecosystem. We will bring together agents of change, advocates, men and boys, champions, experts, grass-roots organisations and others for new dialogues and campaigns focussed on shared solutions towards achieving fairness and equality for all. If you would like to know more about supporting Women in Games and what your support means to our community, please email [email protected]

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