Ms. Charly Harbord has over 15 years experience as a game localisation and culturalisation expert. She is the Director of Operations for Global Game Jam and also works as a Cultural Consultant for industry. She holds a degree in Mandarin and Chinese Culture, which she gained whilst living in China, a Masters in International Education, and is in the final stages of a PhD in Games and Arts, focused on ‘The Co-Design of Role-Playing Games for the Enhancement of Indigenous/Second Languages’. She founded the Kilted Otter Initiative, a cultural heritage and language research-based game jam. As well as being the Game Designer in Residence for Women in Games, she is also the Women in Games Twitch Manager. She has several peer-reviewed publications on the use of games for language education including a chapter in the book ‘Digital Games and Language Learning: Theory, Development and Implementation’. She has presented her research at several international industry and academic conferences including GDC, Devcom and DiGRA. Also having given three keynote speeches, the most prestigious of which was the (United Nations) ONU Mujeres Women in Games Mexico Jam Conference in December 2020.