Here’s another great reason to attend the upcoming Women in Games Careers, Development & Networking Expo – the opportunity to learn about how professional communities can help with career and personal progression.

The event takes place virtually on Thursday March 7th and you can register to attend for free here

During our curated speaker programme, Janie Hughes, Chief Operations Office, citizen; Yunji Johanning,Senior Project Manager, Octosmos, Open Campus; and Maggie Harden, Freelance Game Writer, Indie Game Dev will present the panel session ‘Game-Changing Communities: Quests & Actions’.

Professional communities serve as vibrant hubs where individuals can connect, collaborate, and grow in both their personal and professional lives. Regardless of whether you’re a student or a seasoned professional, the connections facilitated by communities of any size, be it large or small, are invaluable throughout one’s career journey.

In this panel, Janie, Maggie and Yunji discuss the transformative power of community-building within the gaming industry. From forging connections to embarking on collective quests, the session will explore how gaming communities are shaping the landscape of inclusivity, innovation, and empowerment. They will share their diverse experiences and insights to unlock the secrets behind building thriving and inclusive communities. And they will offer actionable tips for those looking to join existing communities or start their own.

This session forms part of the speaker programme taking place during the Careers, Development & Networking Expo – which takes place virtually on Thursday March 7th from 7am to 10pm GMT to take in all international time zones.

The event is free to attend, and also features a virtual expo area where you’ll be able to meet with studios and other companies who are hiring. These companies will also be hosting their own content, including talks, presentations and CV/portfolio reviews throughout the day. Our booth holders include Sumo Group, Playground Games, Dovetail Games, TT Games, Behaviour, Keywords Studios, MPG and Redhill Games.

Meanwhile, there will be plenty of opportunity for attendees to meet and network virtually throughout the day, allowing them to make Important connections.

Register for your free place here –