OUTREACH & AWARDS
Speaker, Game Changer
Xbox Women in Gaming Luncheon
1 of 4 speakers selected for the Xbox Women in Gaming Luncheon during GDC. Selected to attend GDC as an Xbox Game Changer.
Game Developers Conference
Selected to work as a Conference Associate for GDC. Provided help for attendees and managed conference speaker sessions.
Helped set up the art show, guide attendees, and answer attendee questions for the first Texas Women in Games Conference.
Spoke on the panels for two SIEGE Conference talks. Coordinated speakers and ensured they had the necessary resources for their events.
AUGUST 2015 - OCTOBER 2015
Georgia Game Developers Association - Advancement of Women in Gaming
Planned social events for members, ran game development summer camps for children, and coordinated with local businesses and nonprofits to host an indie developer showcase.
Different Games 2015
Attended Different Games as a presenter for Team of Jams: MMXV, which was selected to be featured in the conference arcade.
2015 GDC IGDA Scholar
International Game Developers Association
Selected to attend GDC as part of the IGDA Scholars program. Attended unique mentorship and industry events designed for scholars and IGDA members.
Jennifer Ann's Group
Helped plan the theme and logistics for a summer game jam to raise awareness of teen dating violence. Assisted with publishing the winning games for the Live.Life.Love Game Design Competition to the Amazon and Google app stores.
Interaction Design Association - Atlanta
Speaker on accessibility and alternative inputs in video games for an IxDA meeting on game design.