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The Advocates Journey: Changing Culture by Changing Yourself (Presented by Fair Play Alliance)

Sponsor Speaker:

Kate Edwards (CEO & Principal Consultant, Geogrify)

Location: Room 306, South Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 21

Time: 5:00pm - 5:30pm

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

Topic: Design, Business & Marketing

Format: Sponsored Dev Day

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

Audience Level: All

Having spent 25 years in the game industry as a culturalization expert and 5 years as Executive Director of the International Game Developers Association (2012-2017), and now Executive Director of Take This, Kate Edwards has gained a very unique perspective on the confluence of games, cultures, and the reality of advocating for change in both worlds. Kate will reflect on the nature of her professional work, and how that passion drives her choice to be a relentless force for change in the game industry – and use her own example to empower the audience to follow the same journey into advocacy.


Attendees will learn how anyone - regardless of their background or position - can leverage their core skills and passions to make a choice to be a agent of change in the game industry and beyond.

Intended Audience

Intended for key stakeholders operating online games and gaming communities.