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|Session Name:||Responsibility to Youth and Staying Competitive in the Global Marketplace|
|Speaker(s):||American McGee, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Patrick Riley, Belinda Van Sickle, Tracy Williams, Veronica Zelle|
|Company Name(s):||Spicy Horse Games, http://www.missrepresentation.org/, SEGA, Healthy Media Commision, CD Projekt RED, Sweetyhigh.com|
|Track / Format:||Advocacy|
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|Overview:||Did you know that over the next 10 years the U.S. demand for scientists and engineers is expected to increase at four times the rate of all other occupations? With less than 25% of women entering these fields, recent government labor statistics show a shortfall of qualified applicants, which can lead to a less competitive US economy. Featuring panelists from gaming, government, and media organizations, this panel will speak to the changes being made in global media to address this long-term issue. Presented by Women in Games International.|