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  • UK Government Minister gives support to Women in Games Jobs initiative

    A very successful networking lunch and conference took place in Brighton yesterday at the Develop conference with over 70 women attending to hear Sheri Graner-Ray give an inspirational keynote address. The conference started with David Smith reading out a message from Lynne Featherstone MP, Minister for Equalities. In the letter the Minister warned the industry […]

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    Ngan Nguyen is appointed Editor of Women in Games Jobs

    I am pleased to announce that Ngan Nguyen has agreed to join Women in Games Job as Editor and that she will regularly be writing articles for their thousands of visitors. Ngan was for 2 years the London Correspondent for GamingAngels, the place Girl Gamers go to read about video game news, reviews, comics, tech […]

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    Interactive Selection launch Networking Lunch on Women in Games Day at Develop

    No such thing as a free lunch? There is for members of the Women in Games Jobs group going to Europe’s pre-eminent WIG Conference! Interactive Selection is inviting women in games to a Networking Lunch and afterwards the WIG Conference at Develop 2010 on Thursday, July 15 2010 at the Hilton Brighton Metropole, Brighton, UK.
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    Over 1000 women join the Women in Games Jobs LinkedIn group.

    Women In Games (WIG) Jobs works to recruit more women into the games industry by promoting role models and giving encouragement and information to those women seeking to work in games. This professional group has been set up to help all women in games jobs to network. If you are a women in games and […]

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    Women in Games day announced at Develop 2010 in Brighton, UK

    Women in Games Jobs is pleased to announce it support for a brand new conference for women in games to take place on Thursday 15th July 2010,  2pm – 6pm in  Brighton, United Kingdom. The conference is organised by Women in Games and sponsored by Interactive Selection. This is the only event of its kind to […]

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    Melissa Miller of 2K Marin and Amanda MacKay of Gametrailers on women in gaming.

    Melissa Miller, Senior Producer at 2K Games and Amanda Mackay of Gametrailers are interviewed by Geoff Keighley for Spike TV on women in gaming. This original clip was made in December 2007 and has had little viewing (112 views). I have represented this as it fits well into the content that we want to show […]

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    LinkedIn DirectAd stats reveal concentration of women in games in USA.

    There are 6 times more women in the USA with “computer games” listed as their industry on their LinkedIn profile compared to the number of women in the same sector in the next highest country Canada and 10 times more than the UK. The USA boasts 9400 women in games with LinkedIn profiles compared to […]

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    Women in Games Jobs featured in the UK's Recruiter magazine 9 December 2009

    A good game for women

    Global recruiter Interactive Selection has launched a website-centred initiative to attract more women into the male-dominated games industry. An informal diversity audit undertaken by the games and interactive entertainment specialist revealed that about one in 10 candidates for games industry jobs is a woman. In the games development specialism, the figure […]

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    Women use agencies less? Interactive reveal gender data of registered job seekers.

    Interactive Selection, the leading games recruiter, has just undertaken a diversity audit to study the gender of the job seekers that have registered with the company over the years. It has never directly asked applicants for this data which would be discriminatory but has made general estimates looking at applicants christian names. In all only about 1 […]

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    Louise Murray, Head of Fable Franchise at BAFTA winning Microsoft Studio Lionhead, talks to Women in Games Jobs

    Louise Murray, formerly Copley, Head of Fable Franchise at Microsoft Studio, Lionhead recently spoke to Antonia Cullum of Women in Games (WIG) Jobs on what it is like for her working in the games industry as a woman and how great it was to win a BAFTA for her studio’s work on Fable II.

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