WIG CEO RECEIVES HONORARY DOCTORATE FROM STAFFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY

Our CEO Marie-Claire Isaaman has been named amongst Staffordshire University’s Class of 2024 Honorary Graduates.

Six honorary degrees will be awarded during the University’s graduation ceremonies, which take place at the Kings Hall in Stoke later this month.

Marie-Claire will be awarded the title of Honorary Doctor of Technology. The award “recognises Marie-Claire’s inspirational work in campaigning to make the games industry more inclusive and diverse”.

Staffordshire University Vice-Chancellor Professor Martin Jones said: “We very much look forward to welcoming this year’s honorary graduates who we believe will inspire our graduating Class of 2024.

“Each honorary graduate is carefully selected to reflect the values of our University. These awards celebrate the significant achievements in their careers and their dedication to supporting the next generation.

“They are all helping to transform society for the better by championing inclusivity and empowering others to succeed.”

Marie-Claire offered: “This is a great honour. I am thankful to Staffordshire University for recognising the important work of Women in Games. Staffordshire University itself is one of our Education Ambassadors, so is playing a significant role in making the games industry a fairer and more equitable place for women and girls.”