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Being an Ally Roundtable (Presented by IGDA)


Josh Samuels (Creative Director, Co-Chair, Raindrop Games, IGDA Allies SIG)

Location: Room 105, South Hall

Date: Friday, March 23

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Pass Type: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Conference, GDC Summits, Expo Plus, Expo, Audio Conference + Tutorial, Educators Summit, Indie Games Summit, Student Expo Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Advocacy

Format: Roundtable

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

In "Being an Ally," we discuss simple, everyday ways to support marginalized groups in their workplaces and communities. Participants learn techniques that work at the office, social events, conferences, and online.


At the end of the Being an Ally session, participants will feel more confident in speaking up to support marginalized groups and be more aware of the challenges facing them in their workplaces and communities.

Intended Audience

Being an Ally is intended for everyone interested in improving their skills in speaking up for and supporting marginalized groups. Anyone can be an ally and this discussion allows participants to practice how to handle uncomfortable situations in the real world.