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 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 Bhavin Makwana, Lorna Tilch, Sharan Bassi and Vidyuth Manu for the North of the UK. From London and the South East, we welcome Caz Lacey, Charlene Lebrun, Kayleigh Robinson and Monika Wisiewska. From the Midlands we welcome Amelia Robers and Vicky Clark. From Scotland we have Niamh Loughran joining.

From mainland Europe, we welcome Celestia Koh, Dhaunae De Vir, Julianne Harty and Laura Rojas from Sweden. Dr Elsavet Jiourti from Cyprus. Filiz Yakar and Olha Kravtsova from Germany.

From the North American region, we welcome Abby Sherlock, Callie Simonton, Crystal Mills, Eliot Oreskovic, Emma Bullen, Emilice Vener, Katharine Berry, Leila Varzideh, Roxanne Hafer and Zoe Curnoe. In the Rest of the World region, we welcome Christian Bejarano from Mexico, Mahreen T Butt from Pakistan and Raquel Figueiredo Silva from Brazil.

“Women in Games is proud of all our Ambassadors, who increasingly join us from all corners of the world to support us with our vision and mission. We look forward to connecting everyone at our Women in Games Global Conference 2020 this September. The focus of this year’s conference is designed to support our growing global community through the Covid-19 crisis. With a focus on business and entrepreneurship, game development and culture, education, careers and esports alongside our awards, showcase and worldwide games jam, we look forward to hearing everyone’s stories, engaging with debate and discussion as well as enjoying congenial virtual networking.” says Marie-Claire Isaaman, CEO 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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