For more details regarding Women in Games International, contact the WIGI
PR Committee at press@womeningamesinternational.
Fiona Cherbak, Chair of WIGI's Strategic Alliances committee, adds "Co-locating this WIGI conference at the Austin Game Developers Conference creates a unique opportunity to supplement the overall experience of peers and professionals who attend the various games industry events in Austin this September.
I often wish there had been a group of WIGI colleagues back then from whom I could have gotten advice
Fiona Cherbak, WIGI Steering Committee Member and Strategic Alliances Chair, expresses her thoughts on the conference theme and topics.
This year's WIGI series sponsors include Electronic Arts, ECD Systems, Game Developers Conference (GDC), GameDocs, GameRecruiter.
SCAD is developing the game industry talent of today and tomorrow, and WIGI
endeavors to support and advance this effort on behalf of the game industry at large.
Fiona Cherbak, Chair of the WIGI Development Committee and Director, Client Relations at Enterprise Talent, states, "As the consumer demand for games that appeal and sell to female players of all ages continues to grow, new challenges and discoveries are bringing light to the immense potential of the female player marketplace.
Attendance is $45 for general attendees, $35 for WIGI members and $30 for students with I.
Women in Games is an advocate for women's issues in the gaming industry, and this relationship with ECD is a terrific example of the kind of innovative partnerships we can create to raise awareness of the great things women are doing to influence this industry," said WIGI
Development Committee Chair Fiona Cherbak.
And for the women already in the industry, the WIGI
is a wonderful forum to raise issues and questions that relate to creative expertise, career opportunity and professional growth.
events in 2006 will be in San Francisco and Dallas.
com and a WIGI
sponsor, reveals, "The role of women in the industry, as well as women and girls as players, is being discussed at new levels with increasing energy and awareness.