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Top 100 Women in Games: Ali Fearnley

Fearnley cut her teeth in the games industry promoting the computer games trade show ECTS and the consumer electronics exhibition Live in the late 1990s through to the early 2000s. From there, she dipped out of the games sector for three years, heading up a team at events firm Centaur …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Anna Marsh

Starting out making Quake conversations as part of her university studies, Marsh broke into the industry with a role at Sony’s Camden Studio working as a junior game designer on PS1 games. Marsh is proud of working on big titles like Tomb Raider Anniversary and Alien: Isolation, but says she …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Catharina Lavers Mallet

Lavers Mallet joined the games industry after graduating business school at MIT Sloan. With previous work in enterprise software for the financial industry and strategy consulting, she had always had a side interest in theater production and working with creative teams generally. Driven by this interest, Lavers Mallet then joined …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Geraldine Cross

Cross’ games career started in 2004, when she joined Blitz Games in Leamington to establish and lead their ‘People Strategy’. More than 10 years later she is still passionate about the industry and developing people. From the outset of her career, Cross was hooked by what attracts and retains most …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Charu Desodt

Charu Desodt is a senior producer at Microsoft’s Lift London Studio and was recognised as a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit in 2014. Her career to date has been characterised by games that innovate and challenge industry norms. She independently created the prototype that evolved into the hit PS2 and PS3 series …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Caroline Marchal

After an education in politics, multimedia and communication, supplemented by a late-blooming interest in games that began with the first PlayStation, Marchal joined Quantic Dream as junior game designer on Fahrenheit in 2003. Marchal is very proud of all the games she has worked on since at Quantic Dream, including …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Romana Ramzan

Growing up, games were the only constant in Ramzan’s constantly shifting life. This made a career in games an obvious choice – a choice that was cemented when Ramzan’s final university project focused on the relationship between players and games. Presenting her results at an international conference, Ramzan got her …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Arty Rajendra

An intellectual property lawyer, Rajendra has a specialism in IP relating to interactive entertainment and its technologies, and works with multiple gaming clients to advise on all types of gaming IP issues. Her video games history education particularly arose as a result of one particular infringement case, where she was …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Alice Taylor

The founder of 3D printing specialist MakieLab, Taylor says her career in games began at the age of 11, when she would map directions for the Acornsoft title Sphinx Adventure on the back of a roll of wallpaper. Driven primarily by fun, Taylor picks her proudest moments as also including …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Claudia Doppioslash

Doppioslash is a programmer at development outlet Starship. She joined the studio in 2013 to work on CyberCook, the world’s first ‘hyper-realistic’ food simulator. Having joined the games industry in 2012, she puts the blame for her decision squarely in the lap of the creators of N64 classic The Legend …

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