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Women in Games Roundtable: Covering Women Developers - A Guide for Game Journalists

Celia Pearce  |  Associate Professor of Digital Media, Georgia Institute of Technology
Anne Toole  |  Writer, The Write Toole


Location: Room 112, North Hall

Format: Roundtable
Track: Advocacy
Vault Recording: Not Recorded


The IGDA WIG SIG invites journalists, PR professionals and community managers to come together to identify what's working and what isn't in games journalism as it relates to female developers. For journalists who want to improve their coverage of women in the industry, this roundtable will identify current problems and provide solutions for how female developers are included in the media.

Takeaway

Attendees will leave this session understanding the concerns of female developers covered in games media along with best practices for covering women in games.

Intended Audience

Games journalists looking to improve diversity in the industry and improve their coverage of women will benefit the most from this session. PR professionals and community managers will likewise benefit and add a great deal to the discussion.