October 11th marks International Day of the Girl – a UN ratified day to celebrate and support girls across the world. Children’s charity War Child UK and its US partner Children in Conflict want to celebrate this with a number of activations focusing on female protagonists in games & female representation in the industry, while raising vital funds to support the most vulnerable children affected by conflict.
'Day of the Girl: Getting Girls into Games Panel’ hosted at the Salesforce Tower features an all-female panel of industry experts discussing the opportunities and challenges young girls face entering the gaming industry & STEM fields in the UK and in conflict regions.
Panellists for the afternoon includes;
- Anisa Sanusi - UI/UX Designer // Hutch Games
- Charlie Harris - Senior Producer // SEGA Europe
- Jodie Azhar - CEP & Game Director // Teazlecat Games
- Enana Al Assaf - Student // War Child UK YAP Member
- Hosted by Aoife Wilson - Host / Video Producer / Eurogamer
Date: Monday 14th October
Venue: Salesforce Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY
4:30pm - 5pm: Drinks Reception
5pm - 6:30pm: Panel Discussion and Q&A
6:30pm - 7:30pm: Networking Drinks
We’d love to see you there so please RSVP via the this link.
Note: This event is a games industry and students of STEM fields only event and tickets will be allocated on a first come first serve basis - this is also open to all genders however we'd like to particularly encourage women, including trans women and people of diverse gender identities to attend.