Women in Games is delighted to welcome the Vigamus Group to its Education Ambassador Programme.
Based in Rome, Vigamus has been operating in the games industry for two decades, with a focus on how the culture of games sits within society. It launched in 2012 with the founding of VIGAMUS – the Video Game Museum of Rome, the only museum in Italy dedicated to games.
In 2014, the Vigamus Academy was launched as the group’s Education & Learning Department. Today it features different activities for training among which a private institute with specialization courses for the Games Industry (since 2019) and the only university Bachelor and Masters Degrees in games in Italy (since 2014). Vigamus Academy is also a research partner of the University of Rome Tor Vergata for the development of applied games and 3D reconstructions. In 2021 Vigamus Group launched GLOS – Games Localization School, an entirely online international institute providing game localization courses in +5 language pairs.
Giulia Rovai (pictured), Vigamus’ Executive Assistant – and a Women in Games Ambassador – said: “We are beyond thrilled to become one of the Education Ambassadors supporting Women in Games to improve diverse and inclusive learning through our activities in the field of specialised training and education in Italy. Accessibility, recognition, and empowerment are fundamental for an inclusive and dynamic environment, and we are more than ready to support Women in Games in doing our part for the community and the future of the industry!”
Women in Games CEO Marie-Claire Isaaman added: “We have long admired the work of Vigamus in education and in highlighting the cultural significance of games. We are delighted to welcome them as our newest Education Ambassadors, and we look forward to sharing more details about our new partnership in the New Year.”
If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Women in Games Education Ambassador, click here – https://www.womeningames.org/ambassadors/education/