Ukie administers the #RaiseTheGame pledge, which aims to get games businesses of all sizes to pledge to improve diversity through diverse recruiting practices, building inclusive working environments and representing voices in their games. The pledge aims to cover over half the industry workforce by the end of 2021.Read more about the pledge here.
Dr Jo Twist OBE, Ukie
The UK Games Industry Census is the deepest analysis of diversity ever conducted in the UK sector and an invaluable source of information.
Ukiepedia contains a consistently updated list of diversity groups and resources to help support creators from all backgrounds working in games
The #RaiseTheGame guidance document provides advice on how to diversify your games business, whatever size it is. This includes practical tips, including the business case for inclusion.
Ensemble showcases black, Asian and minority ethnic UK video games talent and champions game developers from a broad spectrum of roles and a wide variety of backgrounds.
The Gayming Awards are the world’s first award ceremony celebrating all that is great about LGBTQ video gaming. The Awards set out to celebrate the achievements of the global gaming industry in representing and championing the LGBTQ world through video games.
POC in Play unveils the ‘POC in Play BHM 100’, pulling together one hundred Black games industry professionals. The images started as part of a landmark takeover of BAFTA Games Twitter under the hashtag #pocinplaytakeover. However, the success of the event led the team to create a permanent space for the 100 names and faces on the organisation’s website
Limit Break is a mentorship program aimed at people of underrepresented genders in the UK games industry. Participants are paired with a mentor who is an established professional in their field.
The MCV/DEVELOP Women In Games Awards are open to those working in the UK games industry or related to the UK games industry, for example those working on games published in the UK