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Latin(x/e) Roundtable: How Challenges Strengthen Our Comunidad (Presented by the IGDA)

Elaine Gómez (Game Designer & Co-Founder, E-Line Media & IGDA Latinx in Games SIG)

Location: Room 211, South Hall

Date: Thursday, March 19

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core+Summits Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Plus Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Advocacy

Format: Roundtable

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

2019 brought many challenges, struggles, and realizations within the Latinx community, domestically and abroad. From political upheaval to gender identity to immigration concerns, Latinx developers have faced resistance from all directions and in various levels. Join in a community discussion about how society and real world issues affect our work and state of mind and how we have chosen to overcome, encourage, collaborate, and protect each other within the games industry.


Learn about the challenges and struggles the Latinx community has recently faced, domestically and abroad, and what they are doing to address issues from within and beyond, in association with the IGDA Latinx in Games SIG.

Intended Audience

Any members of the game development community are welcome as the intended audience. Given the subject matter and content, the topics are meant to bring awareness to both the Latinx community and its allies.