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Friday, December 11 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
We Need More Diverse Games, How To Get There?

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-Why it's important to have representation
-What games are doing this well
-What games aren't doing this well
-Diverse games mean X to me
What we're doing to improve that diversity or lack thereof

Moderators
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Tanya DePass

Founder/Director, I Need Diverse Games
Tanya DePass is the founder and Director of I Need Diverse Games, a not-for-profit foundation based in Chicago, that is dedicated to better diversification of all aspects of gaming. She is a lifelong Chicagoan who loves everything about gaming, #INeedDiverseGames spawn point, and wants to make it better and more inclusive for everyone. She’s the Founder and EIC of @OutofTokensCast, the Diversity Liaison for GaymerX and often speaks on issues... Read More →

Speakers
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Gil Almogi

Writer
I've played video games most of my life, but I've only been writing about them for a few years proceeding a small mid-life crisis. I also like cats and food.
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Arthur Chu

A lifelong video game enthusiast who now makes a living writing about race, politics, and geek culture
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Katherine Cross

Gamasutra
Katherine Cross is a gaming critic, sociologist, and feminist scholar who studies virtual worlds, particularly gender and the dynamics of online harassment. Her academic work has been published in Women's Studies Quarterly and in Loading: The Journal of the Canadian Games Studies Association. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, Rolling Stone, Wired, Time, Boing Boing, Polygon, and numerous other outlets. She is also a weekly columnist at... Read More →
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Rachel Keslensky

User Experience Developer, Last Res0rt Studios
UX Designer + Comic Book Illustrator.
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DJ Kirkland

Comic Book Artist, OniPress
I'm the artist on the upcoming monthly comic series 'BLACK MAGE' published by OniPress. I work in Social Media and Community Management in the gaming industry as well!


Friday December 11, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
GX Ballroom 1 Marriott - Salon I + II

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