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Tuesday, October 23 • 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Mentorship: Myths & Mistakes

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Effective and ongoing mentorship serves as a valuable tool for underrepresented people to break through barriers to their success, but mentorship programs are the perfect storm for impostor syndrome and self-doubt. "Have I achieved enough to be a mentor?" "Do I deserve to be mentored?" Ally McLean, Director of the Working Lunch mentorship program for entry level women in games and recipient of the 2018 NSW Young Creative mentorship grant shares a retrospective of a year of mistakes, valuable lessons learned and strategies developed for the future of mentoring for under represented groups.

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Ally McLean

Ally is a writer, producer and technology advocate based in Sydney, Australia.Currently, Ally is the Product Director of North Sydney studio 3RD Sense, making games and digital products for health, education, business and more.Previously, Ally was the Gamerunner of independent studio... Read More →

Tuesday October 23, 2018 2:30pm - 3:20pm AEDT