Global game developer and publisher Wizards of the Coast has joined Women in Games as a Corporate Ambassador.

Best known for the Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering franchises, Wizards of the Coast is a family of studios, specialising in building fantasy tabletop and digital games.

Following the recent appointment of Cynthia Williams as Wizards of the Coast President, the  company joins Women in Games’ fast-growing group of Corporate Ambassador partners.

Women in Games CEO Marie-Claire Isaaman offered: “We are delighted that Wizards of the Coast has joined our Corporate Ambassador Programme. Its franchises are known and loved around the world, and it is particularly heartening to see that a global company like Wizards of the Coast is showing such a significant commitment to promoting and appointing women within its leadership team. We very much look forward to working with them in our joint goal of creating a fair playing field for women throughout the games industry.”

Wizards of the Coast President Cynthia Williams added: “The Women in Games organisation is playing an essential role in shaping the present and future diversity of the global games industry and we’re incredibly proud for Wizards of the Coast to become a Corporate Ambassador and drive forward our shared vision and values. As a global game developer and publisher, we’re committed to prioritising a diverse culture that values, respects and empowers all our teams and is also reflected throughout our games.”

To find out more about the Women in Games Corporate Ambassador Programme, email sponsorship@womeningames.org.