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Session Name: Fair Play Summit: Crowdhealing: Founding a Company and Community Around Kindness
Speaker(s): Amanda Vandenburg
Company Name(s): Lumi Interactive
Track / Format: Fair Play Summit

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Overview: In a game where players can say anything, they continually choose kindness. Lumi Interactive is a venture-backed company that has created an ethical free-to-play game that supports community mental health. In the process, they've created a genuinely kind community while scaling their company in line with their core values. Amanda Vandenburg, the Community and Support Senior Associate at Lumi, discusses the supportive working environment that upholds the mental health of employees while maintaining productivity. Learn about Crowdhealing, the evidence-based practice of collective healing, and how Lumi has incorporated this into their free-to-play wellbeing game, Kinder World. Amanda will discuss the building of empathy in players to create a kind community inside and outside the game.

Game Developers Conference 2023

Amanda Vandenburg

Lumi Interactive

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