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Top 100 Women in Games: Amanda Farr

15 years ago, another woman on this Brit List – Lis Naylor – put Amanda Farr forward for a role at GT Interactive. The company was looking for a marketing manager for their back catalogue of products. Suffice to say, Farr got the job and she has since gone on …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Shelly Pearce

Shelly Pearce has been one of the faces of Nintendo for over 16 years. She began as UK PR manager for THE Games – Nintendo’s UK distributor – in 1998, just after the launch of Goldeneye, and went on to handle the arrival of Pokmon in Britain. From there she …

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Read about the Top 100 Women in Games in this week’s issue of MCV

This week, MCV looks at the careers of the Top 100 Women working in the British games industry. We’ve dedicated 15 pages to profiling the entrants of MCV’s Top 100 Women in Games list, featuring women from all fields including PR, marketing, journalism, development and publishing. As of Monday we …

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Tickets available for February 19th MCV’s Women of the Year awards

There are still tickets left to our Women of the Year awards, which take place on the afternoon of February 19th. Just over a week ago we revealed our Top 100 Women in Games– and has proven to be one of the most popular features we’ve published. Later next month, …

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Lis Welsh backs MCV Top 100 Women in Games & Women of the Year Awards

Lis Welsh Search and Selection has signed up as a sponsor for MCV’s Top 100 Women in Games Brit List and the Women of the Year Awards. The company has pledged its support as event partner for February’s Women of the Year Awards. I am so glad that, finally, there …

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MCV’s Top 100 Women in Games revealed

The high-flyers on our MCV Brit List: Women in Games Top 100 are now revealed. 100 women working in the UK games industry from almost 100 different studios, divisions or companies have made it to the list – chosen by a judging panel of over 50 UK games industry executives. …

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45% of women in games think their gender dents prospects

45 per cent of women employed in the UK game industry have said they have experienced barriers to career progression due to their gender, according to new research. Next Gen Skills Academy’s Gender Balance survey, in which 40 per cent of women in the UK game industry took part, also …

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