Women in Games launch the first Global Games Awards with 3 new Awards, Call for Nominations

Women in Games is calling for nominations for 8 Awards in a much expanded Global Games Awards. Like the Women in Games Global Conference, this year’s awards will be completely virtual and part of the biggest and most engaging event ever! Whilst the core conference programme will take place on the 9th and 10th September, […]

Calling all Educational Institutions who want to be further involved in the Games Industry

Today we are excited to be launching a Women in Games Educational Ambassadors Programme to complete our Ambassadors EcoSystem of Individual Ambassadors and Corporate Ambassadors.

We are seeking Founding Women in Games Educational Ambassadors. If you are an Educational Institution: college, university, private provider, trainer or awarding body join us on our mission to identify […]

New Ambassadors in Madagascar, Serbia, Chile and South Korea brings WIGJ to 41 Countries.

Women in Games is pleased to announce the appointment of a further 35 Ambassadors bringing the total to 326 in 41 different countries. We welcome our first ambassador from Madagascar, Luana Karen Andriamamonjy, from Serbia, Millica Todorovic, from Chile, Carolina Judith Teresita Verdejo Vera and from South Korea, Julie Hyunjoo Song.

Women in Games is […]

Women in Games extends its Ambassador Programme into Esports with another 24 in month.

Women in Games is pleased to announce the appointment of a further 24 Ambassadors bringing the total to 291 in 37 different countries. Over 30 of new Ambassadors in the last 3 months work in the esports sector and we expect this to grow substantially. 70% of new Ambassadors are from outside the UK. We […]

Women in Games Global Conference 2020 will go ahead thanks to support from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency

Women in Games is thrilled to announce they have been awarded an Innovate UK Competition for Business-led Innovation in Response to Global Disruption Grant. Over 8600 companies applied for this grant-aid and only 800 were successfully funded or part-funded. The competition’s aim is to support the development of ambitious and innovative products and services which […]

Women in Games, Cat Collective Partner to Further Intersectional Opportunities in Esports

In an ongoing effort to support intersectional representation in esports, Women in Games is pleased to announce a partnership with the Cat Collective, a community-oriented organisation focused on inclusivity in gaming.

Women in Games will help further the Cat Collective’s visibility goals, provide counsel and advocacy, and drive support and engagement for it.

“The Cat […]

Women in Games Ambassador Programme goes global with 36 countries now represented.

Women in Games is pleased to announce the appointment of a further 29 Ambassadors bringing the total to 267. The growth of the Ambassadors Programme nationally and internationally continues with 20 more joining the organisation. Now in 36 countries, we welcome our first Ambassadors from Russia, Olga Makushenko, and from Cyprus, Elena Loucaidou.

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Antonia Gold from Sheridans joins Women in Games WIGJ Advisory Board

We are pleased to announce Antonia Gold has joined the Advisory Board for Women in Games WIGJ.

Antonia is a Games, Tech & Data lawyer at Sheridans, which offers one of Europe’s most well-established and respected Games practices. She advises on all aspects of commercial and data protection law and, in particular, specialises in helping […]

Jagex joins Women in Games as our latest Corporate Ambassador

We are pleased to announce Jagex as our latest Corporate Ambassador and newest member of the Women in Games family. They have already made some great strides in creating a more equal games industry by helping form the UKIE diversity pledge as funding partners, organised a workshop with Girls’ Game Lab about teaching 8-12 year […]

Women in Games Ambassadors are now in 34 countries with 26 Ambassadors in North America

Ambassadors at 2019 Conference

Women in Games is pleased to announce the appointment of a further 11 Ambassadors bringing the total to 239. The growth of Ambassadors outside the UK continues with another 7 joining the organisation. The Vision of Women in Games is a games industry, culture and community free of gender discrimination, […]