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Women in Games starts celebration of 10 year anniversary with a Party at GDC – sponsored by 2K.

This year marks the 10 year anniversary of Women in Games WIGJ, working to advocate for diversity, inclusion and the representation of women in the games industry. WIGJ is proud to co-host its first formal event in North America with Corporate Ambassador, 2K at GDC 2019 and is keen to meet all its friends in […]

Women in Games appoints Executive Board and seeks to hire a Marketing Director and Events Manager.

Women in Games WIGJ is pleased to announce the creation of an Executive Board that will meet monthly to manage strategically the day-to-day activities of this not-for-profit group as well as a newly revitalised Advisory Board which will meet quarterly. An organisational review has identified two vacancies and Women in Games will be hiring a […]

Women in Games launch 3rd year of Ambassador programme with 16 new Ambassadors

Women in Games is pleased to announce that Antonella Sciarrilo, Bethany White, Caoimhe Roddy, Emma Cowling, Jessica Harris, Kaliegh Branham, Kevin, Agwaze, Laura de Castro, Louise Jackson, Marina Diez Pereiro, Megan Zoe Garrett, Natalie Winter, Robin Milton, Scarlet Fu and Searra Dodds have joined the WIGJ Ambassador programme. All the new Ambassadors attended the last […]

Women in Games Extraordinary Board Meeting October 2018.

Our mission at Women in Games is to achieve full equality of opportunity and treatment for all women working, or wanting to work, in the games and esports industries. And we’ve been striving towards this goal for 9 years – raising awareness and implementing initiatives that seek to change attitudes, deliver impact and create the […]

Become a member of Women in Games WIGJ – Hear from our CEO and Founder.

Our network has grown massively since its foundation in 2009 reaching over 10000 globally but is still run by volunteers giving their time freely and willingly. To meet the demands on the organisation which helps add skills and provides opportunities to thousands of game developers, we are now reaching out to individual and corporate patrons […]

Margot James, UK Minister for Creative Industries, supports the Women in Games Conference.

WIGJ was delighted to receive this message of support from Margot James, UK Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries. This video was played at the start of the European Women in Games Conference on Wednesday, 12 September. For full details of the 2018 conference including programme and speakers see https://www.womeningamesconference.com/

 

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Tanya Laird and Christine Burgess-Quémard join 14 in the European Women in Games Hall of Fame.

Women in Games WIGJ welcomes Tanya Laird, Founder Digital Jam and Christine Burgess-Quémard, Executive Director, Worldwide Studios, UbiSoft in to the European Women in Games Hall of Fame. This year’s awards were presented by Marie-Claire Isaaman, CEO of WIGJ and Aoife Brodigan, Head of Gaming Marketing, EMEA at sponsor Facebook.

Tanya Laird is a veteran […]

Women in Games WIGJ celebrates the winners of our inaugural esports awards

Marie-Claire and Lisa Brightman

Marie-Claire and Cordelia Chui

Congratulations to Lisa Blackman, James Banks, Riot Gaming UK and Cordelia ‘Scarakye’ Chui, the winners of our inaugural Women in Games UK Esports Awards.

These new awards have been introduced to recognise prominent and talented women in esports and also allies who understand the diversity […]

2K and Hangar 13 Commit to Long-term Partnership with Women in Games

WIGJ is pleased to announce a partnership with 2K in an effort to encourage career opportunities for women in the games industry, and foster diverse and inclusive hiring efforts across the publisher and its development studios. Starting at the European Women in Games Conference at City, University of London Sept. 11-12, 2K and Hangar 13 […]

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 […]