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Women Building the Metaverse (Presented by Meta)

Rachel Cross  (Head of Art, Reality Labs, Meta)

Amanda Jefson  (Sr. Director of Product Management for Avatars & Identity, Meta)

Aigerim Shorman  (General Manager, Avatars & Identity, Meta)

Mari Kyle  (Games Producer, Meta)

Location: Room 3022, West Hall

Date: Thursday, March 24

Time: 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

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

Topic: Business & Marketing

Format: Sponsored Session

Viewing Experience: In-Person/Virtual

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: No


Meta's goal is to help build an inclusive metaverse that benefits everyone and ensure everyone can express and represent themselves. In this session, a panel of Meta leaders will cover building for inclusion in games and social experiences. These women are at the forefront of helping to build the metaverse, and discussion will focus on their work to drive diversity, representation, and accessibility through their respective disciplines.


Attendees will leave with a deeper understanding of the work that is being done by Meta leaders to build for inclusion in games and social experiences, as well as the role this work will play in the metaverse.

Intended Audience

The intended in audience is all people who work in the games industry