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Tuesday, October 23 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Overcoming Your Biases to Be an Effective Ally

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Based on the Allies Workshop developed by the Ada Initiative and the IGDA Allies Special Interest Group, this talk helps people understand how being an ally can create meaningful change that is important for everyone. The session includes an overview of a behavioral framework that can be used for intervention in different circumstances as well as a discussion of common scenarios in game development where acting as an ally can lead to stronger and more inclusive teams and better products.

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Jen MacLean

Jen MacLean is the Executive Director of the IGDA, the largest professional association for game developers in the world, and the IGDA Foundation, which supports a more diverse and inclusive game development community.From the start of her career in 1992 as a playtester at Microprose... Read More →

Tuesday October 23, 2018 4:00pm - 4:50pm AEDT