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|Session Name:||Turning the Tide: Hiring and Retaining Women in the Games Industry|
|Speaker(s):||Fiona Cherbak, Orna Holland, Kim Pasquin, Catherine Silvestre, Isabelle Tremblay|
|Company Name(s):||Gameloft, King, Nvizzio Creations, NaturalMotion, Square Enix Europe|
|Track / Format:||Production|
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|Overview:||The past year has been a defining moment for women working in games. Stats show female game pros growing to 22%, but salary surveys note the gender pay gap. The games industry wants more women, yet social and workplace challenges are huge topics in mainstream media. Join our expert panel of hiring managers who are the culture keepers in their studios to discuss their vision and solutions for attracting more women, tackling tough issues, retaining valuable staff, and encouraging young female talent to join the industry.|