Women in Games – a not for profit organisation founded to help achieve “full and lasting equality for all women throughout the game industries and beyond” – has confirmed its tenth annual Women in Games European Conference 2019 is set to take place next month in London, UK.
Scheduled to be held at UAL, London College of Communication on September 11th and 12th, the “inclusive event” – which is themed “The Future for Women” and will focus on “Play, The Workplace, Education, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Social Impact” – will host 50 speakers and deliver keynote presentations, panel discussions, and workshops, as well as an event celebrating the organisation’s tenth anniversary.
“We are tremendously proud of all achievements and resolutely dedicated in our mission to raise awareness, change attitudes, deliver impact and create conditions for women of all backgrounds, in our sector to achieve their full potential,” said CEO, Marie-Claire Isaaman. “We have built women in games into a leading games diversity organisation, recognised across Europe, with a global community of more than 20,000 across social media and our conference is an opportunity to bring that community together.”
“10 years ago, Women in Games began showing us all the way to a more diverse future for the sector,” added Rick Gibson, CEO BGI. “10 years later, they’re still leading the way.”
For more, or to purchase a ticket, head to womeningamesconference.co.uk.
Women in Games has a “10-year history of addressing a range of important and progressive causes, which include equality, diversity, education, advancement and entrepreneurship”. The organisation has grown over this time to develop an ambassador programme, as well as the development and launch of other Women in Games organisations across Europe, the latest being Women in Games Norway that launched in June this year.