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WIGJ partner with GameRome to host first Meetup for women in games in Italy on 24 November.

GameRomeWomen in Games WIGJ is pleased to partner with the Gamerome conference to lead on 2 events for women in games and allies during the event.  On the first day of the conference, Friday, November 24, Gamerome will host inside the Happy Hour the first Women in Games Italian Meet Up, sponsored by WIGJ. The cocktail will be an occasion to discuss the matter among Italian and international women decision makers. All the women attending the conference are invited to take part in the meeting and voice their opinion. The cocktail will be an occasion itself to foster diversity, and will be also opened to Speakers, Business and VIP tickets holders and owner of the special indie packages.

On Saturday, 25 November, Gamerome will host the panel Diversity in the Games Industry, which will see the participation of David W. Smith (Founder, WIGJ), Micaela Romanini (Vice Director, VIGAMUS), Eleonora Lucheroni (PR & Marketing Manager, Storm in a Teacup), Debora Mensah-Bonsu (Head of Content Marketing, Space Ape Games). The panel will be moderated by Fjona Cakalli, frontwoman of the influential video game website Games Princess.

“Women in Games WIGJ is the largest professional network in Europe. It is fully committed to working with European partners and is delighted to support one of the first meet-ups for women in Italy”, stated Marie Claire Isaaman, CEO of Women in Games WIGJ. “It is vitally important that women working in the games industry are fully supported through initiatives like this where they have the opportunity to connect and engage with each other”.

GameRome is a video game event dedicated to developers and students that will take place from 24th to 26th November. Meet and greet with the Video Game Stars. Gain new perspectives inside the talks held by the veterans. If you wish to pursue a career in the industry, or if you’re already a professional, Gamerome is the event tailored to your needs. For further information visit www.gamerome.com

 

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