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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.

Women in Games is a non-partisan, not-for-profit organisation founded in 2009, grown from grassroots to be the leading global force on gender equality in the gaming business. It works to achieve full and lasting equity and parity throughout the gaming and esports industry pipelines and beyond. Its vision is of not only an industry but a culture and community free of gender discrimination, where equality of opportunity, treatment and conditions empowers girls and women from all backgrounds to achieve full potential.

Ambassadors are grouped by geographical region and we welcome Christina Harper, Emma Brown and Richard Huggan from the North of the UK. Emma Park is joining us from the South of the UK. From London and the South East, we welcome Jonas Kontautas, Katharina Krumme and Lee Watson. From Scotland we have Alison Clark, Cecilia Jialin Zhang and Sarah Crawford joining.
From mainland Europe, we welcome Lory Cherpit from Switzerland, Daena Michell from Spain, Elena Loucaldou from Cyprus, Fatima Marcos from Portugal, Ozlen Arslan from Germany, Lisa Pendse from France, Marie Daniel and Linn-Marie Edlund from Sweden and Olga Makushenko from Russia.

From the North American region, we welcome Aiden Strawhun, Avani Jain, Cathy Montes, Christine Marten, Maria Tokatijan, Maya Rand and Maria Vasilchikova. In the Rest of the World region, we welcome Claudia Ciardi from Brazil, Maha Nawaz from Pakistan, Micaela Mantegna from Argentina and Susannah Emery from Australia.

“Women in Games is strategically focused on engaging with and supporting women from the UK and across the globe at this time of great uncertainty. There are many positive impacts that can be gained from networked communities, sharing challenges alongside best practice and inspiring others through professional exchanges. This is vital to the health and progression women in the games industry at all stages. And this is why our ambassadors, with their skill, knowledge and experience are so important. ” says Marie-Claire Isaaman, CEO of Women in Games.

You can see the full list of Ambassadors including their location and job role, as well as how to apply if you are interested in joining our Ambassador team here

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