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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 for key stakeholders operating online games and gaming communities.