Here are your MCV Women in Games Awards 2019 winners!

We are excited to finally reveal the winners of our Women in Games Awards 2019, which took place earlier today at Facebook London!

The awards, returning for the fifth year in a row, were inundated with hundreds and hundreds of fantastic entries and we were really pleased to be able to once again celebrate the huge contribution of women to the UK games industry.

Thanks to our generous partners and sponsors – without you the Women in Games Awards simply would not happen: our headline sponsor Rare, as well as our partners Amiqus, DK, Gamescom, Hangar 13, OPM Jobs, Ukie and Women in Games.

Congratulations again to all of our nominees, and without further ado here are the MCV Women in Games Awards 2019 winners:

Rising Star of the Year – Development

  • . Daisy Fernandez, State of Play

Rising Star of the Year – Business

  • . Laura Martin, Ukie/Digital Schoolhouse

Creative Impact of the Year

  • . Luciana Nascimento, Bunnyhug

Technical Impact of the Year

  • . Duygu Cakmak, Creative Assembly

Comms Impact of the Year

  • . Hannah Flynn, Failbetter Games

Businesswoman of the Year

  • . Kirsty Rigden, FuturLab

Journalist of the Year

  • . Danielle Partis,

Campaigner of the Year

  • . Jay-Ann Lopez, Black Girl Gamers

Mentor of the Year

  • . Caoimhe Roddy, Girls Make Games

Outstanding Contribution

  • . Siobhan Reddy, Media Molecule

Thanks again to our sponsors and partners, and to everyone who attended! We’re already looking forward to seeing you again next year.

About Marie Dealessandri

Marie Dealessandri is MCV’s former senior staff writer. After testing the waters of the film industry in France and being a radio host and reporter in Canada, she settled for the games industry in London in 2015. She can be found (very) occasionally tweeting @mariedeal, usually on a loop about Baldur’s Gate, Hollow Knight and the Dead Cells soundtrack.

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