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Write Your Own Destiny: WIG SIG profiles developer Asema Hassan

Asema Hassan is a Pakistani game developer currently residing in Germany doing her second masters in Digital Engineering from Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg. She is currently working as a Research Assistant (developing VR simulation games) at “Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen” – DZNE and also as a freelance developer making a 3D parkour game, which will be released by end of year.

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A Curious Tale: WIG SIG profiles Creative Director Renee Gittins

Renee Gittins is the CEO and Creative Director of Stumbling Cat, a Seattle based indie game studio that she founded two years ago. She currently leads the team in the development of a game called Potions: A Curious Tale, featuring a clever young witch on her path to master potion brewing.

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Wouldn’t Change a Thing: WIG SIG profiles programmer Rebecca Fernandez

Rebecca Fernandez is a junior programmer at Weird Beard Games in Amsterdam. Prior to this, Rebecca taught programming at a tertiary level in Australia. Outside of work, Rebecca helps to run Global Game Jam as one of the executive committee members, and she also helps...
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The IGDA Women in Games (WIG) Special Interest Group (SIG) was formed to create a positive impact on the game industry with respect to gender balance in the workplace and the marketplace. The IGDA WIGSIG offers community, resources and opportunities to those already in the games industry, as well as people seeking to break into the business.

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