Women in Games Ambassador Jay Shin is currently being featured – deservedly – in the Ensemble Exhibition, a showcase of Black, Asian and under-represented ethnicities working in the UK games industry. “We need to be more positive about the games industry”, she says, and discusses the barriers that need to be brought down to keep attracting future talent.
Read more here – Gamesindustry.biz
The MCV Women in Games Awards took place last month and celebrated many brilliant women from all sectors of the UK games industry celebrated for their achievements. And we were delighted and honoured that our CEO Marie-Claire Isaaman was presented with the Outstanding Achievement Award.
Read more here – MCV
Women hesitate to build networks because they underestimate their ability, according to research by Aalto University School of Business. If any of our community is nervous about networking, please come along to our events which provide a welcoming, comfortable and safe space to make new connections and friends.
Read more here – Workplace Insight
Superbloom, a new game development studio, has announced it has raised $3 million in funding to help build mobile lifestyle games aimed at women.
Read more here – VentureBeat
How Women Navigate Crunch, Abuse, And Lack Of Opportunities In The Gaming Industry. Four women from Women in Games Ambassador Progamme Partner Keywords Studios discuss their experiences in games development.
Read more here – The Gamer
The esports professional gamer muting the haters. Elise Dennis talks about the abuse she’s faced as a woman in esports – and how she tackles it.
Read more here – BBC
Girls love gaming as much as the boys, begins this article (eye roll emoji). But it does highlight the women behind some of the biggest names in games.
Read more here – Billboard
Will Smith vs Chris Rock shows toxic masculinity always has the last word. “It’s always about the men”
Read more here – New Statesman