International Women's Day 2022
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Gameloft, Square Enix and Ludia Games to celebrate female leadership in virtual event
IWD22: Playrix’s Marianna Vallejo on the importance of positive company culture and how to encourage more women into the games industry
“Aside from verbal encouragement and inspiring social network posts, I think the main incentive can be some kind of compensation for childcare”
Infinite Arcade's Ekin Eris: "Compared to traditional businesses, the gaming scene in Turkey is more developed in gender equality."
The change to remote working, more women wanting to join the games industry, and ensuring the company values align with your own
IWD22: “Our efforts of today will empower the women game developers of tomorrow.”
Renee Gittins of Phoenix Labs on how videogames are a key tool to empower women and minorities
Zynga's Nicole Hartvig David: "To attract more women in gaming, we need to ensure that they are equally represented as the face of the industry"
Maternity and paternity leave, childcare, and inclusive activities needed for greater gender representation, says Zynga VP of marketing Nicole Hartvig David
IWD22: "Engaging with people with different perspectives with openness and curiosity can transform a team and what that team can make"
Original Fire Games' Carolina Mastretta on inspiring leaders and why diversity in the workplace is so important
IWD22: Eve Crevoshay of Take This focuses on the importance of prioritising your well-being
"We don’t serve everyone unless everyone is represented at the design table."
IWD22: Cami Smith explains why perseverance is key to success in the games industry
"[The games industry] is an industry filled with passion, new ideas, and storytellers that create incredible environments, characters, and sounds."
"To all women considering joining the games industry or building their own company - I did it. You can too."
Game Jolt's Yaprak DeCarmine discusses breaking out of gaming's social strata, the importance of passion, perseverance, and kindness, and four key priorities when forming your own company
Updated: Mobile Mavens: bringing more women into the mobile games industry
Platform female trialblazers, stop punishing parenthood, and combat imposter syndrome
IWD22: "If you have faith in your skills and expertise those will prevail."
Jacki Vause of Dimoso on the next great opportunities for the mobile games market
"The number of female designers in the games industry is higher than ever, but this doesn’t apply to developer and management roles"
Playable Factory's Gökçe Nur Oğuz talks the women joining the Turkish mobile games industry
Emma Raz: How I found my way into gaming
NumberEight's Emma Raz profiles her change from cybersecurity to mobile gaming, what she loves about the industry, and ways it can better support women
IWD22: "No matter how empathetic someone may be... they will still never know how it feels to be any other person"
Fertessa Allyse of Funko Games on the portrayal of women in games