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WIGJ and IMGA call for nominations for European Mobile Games Awards for September 12th

Women in Games is pleased to announce the second edition of the Women in Games Mobile Awards which will showcase some of the best, published mobile games created by teams with women developers in Europe. This competition is endorsed by the IMGA (International Mobile Gaming Awards), the longest standing mobile games award program.

The Grand […]

WIGJ launch initiative to support women games streamers on Twitch

Women in Games WIGJ is pleased to announce an initiative to showcase and support women streamers on Twitch. These ‘GamerGirls’ typically stream from home and rely on subscriptions from those watching their streams.

WIGJ plans to collaborate with some of the most passionate streamers who will stream every Saturday from 12 noon to 12 midnight […]

Call for nominations for European Women in Games Hall of Awards 2018

The 2018 Awards are sponsored by Facebook and will again celebrate the lifetime achievements of women working in the games industry in Europe.

Nominations for these awards are welcome up to 25 August. Please contact a WIGJ Board member or email 2018awards AT womeningames DOT org. A shortlist for voting will be put together by […]

WIGJ launch free European Women in Games Conference tickets with Patreon membership scheme

Tickets for the European Women in Games Conference, sponsored by Facebook, taking place on the 11th-12th September at City, University of London are now on sale. There are also a limited number of free tickets available for those subscribing $5 a month to WIGJ’s new Patreon membership scheme.

With the objective to educate, inspire and […]

WIGJ announce evening European Advocacy Awards and call for conference speakers and sponsors

Women in Games WIGJ is pleased to announce that the European Games Advocacy Awards and WIGJ Party will take place on the Tuesday 11th September at a venue near to City, University of London.

Women in Games wishes to recognise the Advocates for Change in the European Games sector.

WIGJ has a 10 year […]

WIGJ partner with first female focused GirlGamer Esports Festival in Portugal 20-22 July

Women in Games WIGJ is pleased to partner with the first esports festival in Europe focused predominantly on women. The GirlGamer Esports Festival is an action-packed 3 day event that celebrates and promotes female competitiveness in esports. A full day business conference on the Friday is followed by CSGO and League of Legends tournaments where […]

Women in Games groups call for more focus on the female demographic in Paper on Esports.

Women in Games is pleased to publish a Discussion Paper to summarise and address the under-representation of women in all aspects of esports. Working closely with women in games groups in France, Germany and Italy, this Paper was drafted at the inaugural Global Esports Forum organised by Intel and ESL in Katowice on 1st March […]

Women in Games WIGJ Networking Lunch during Develop 2018 in Brighton

Women in Games WIGJ is pleased to announce its 9th annual Develop Networking Lunch for women in games on Wednesday 11th July in Brighton. Game developers and supporters of women in games who are going to Develop 2018 or live and work in reach of Brighton, Sussex, UK are invited to a free lunch and […]

3 More Board Appointments at Women in Games WIGJ

Women in Games WIGJ is pleased to confirm 3 further board appointments. Vanessa Joyce, Manager Business Development at Multiplay Events joined the board in January. In the last month we also welcome Daniel Wood, COO of Ukie and Ruth Falconer, Head of Division: Computing & Mathematics at Abertay University. Ruth takes over from her colleague […]

Facebook are Headline Sponsor for 2018 Conference, 11-12 September

Women in Games WIGJ is pleased to announce that Facebook will be its headline sponsor for the European Women in Games Conference, taking place on the 11th-12th September at City University.

With the objective to educate, inspire and help stimulate future generations, the inspirational two-day event will comprise of keynote speeches, panel discussions and […]