The 2017 Different Games @ GDC Ambassadors Program
The Different Games Collective is honored to announce that we have been chosen to participate in the 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC) Scholars Program. We are delighted to share this opportunity with individuals, organizations and institutions that will help support Different Games Collective’s mission of fostering diversity and inclusivity in games and games culture.
About the Program
The DG @ GDC 2017 Ambassadors Program includes all-access passes to GDC, including talks and workshops, as well as one year of access to the GDC Vault. Ambassadors will have the opportunity to network with other members of the 2017 program, are invited to join us for a special event on the afternoon of Sunday Feb. 26th.
Our 2017 Ambassadors
Adrienne Shaw website
Adrienne is a professor at Temple U, author of Gaming at the Edge, co-editor of Queer Game Studies, founder of LGBTQ Game Archive
Dr. Alexandrina Agloro website
assistant professor. media artist. game maker. daughter. sister. treat handler for @_beauregard. romper aficionado. Futurist.
Arvind Raja Yadav website
Arvind is a Programmer, Game Designer and the owner of Pyrodactyl Games, a small indie game studio in Jaipur, India.
I'm 21. I have a thirsty heart and I create things and emotions.
Game Artist & Level Designer. Maker of Bold Claims. Cat cuddler. Autistic. built worlds for indie game Tangiers. They/Them
Christina Goefron website
Parsons DT/Game Design BFA Student from Queens, NY
Evan W. Lauteria website
Evan is a PhD student in Sociology at UC-Davis, co-editor of the book _Rated M for Mature_, and on lgbtqgamearchive.com's research team.
Gina Gonzalez-Roundey website
Second year transfer at WPI. A computer science major with the added perspective of going from a liberal arts degree to a polytechnic school. Focus on writing programs for social change.
Haru Ji website
Haru Ji is a media artist and a co-creator of the immersive ecosystem Artificial Nature, as an amalgam of play, research, and art.
Iris Zhang website
Software developer and soon-to-be Columbia grad interested in games, education and tech
Jo Fu website
I'm the founder and boss at Pillow Fight Games, makers of lovely narrative games like We Know the Devil and Rose of Winter.
Kelly Zhang website
A Junior at WPI majoring in Computer Science and Interactive Media & Game Development. Likes exploring novel ways to interface with games. Enjoys building plastic models of Gundams.
Klew Williams @Klewachu
Interactive art, wearable technology. Formerly Product Manager, Software Designer and internationally competitive bare knuckle fighter.
Marina Gibson website
Nirvan is a senior at Temple U studying Visual Anthro. Research involves ethnographies of digital worlds and the systems that dictate them.
Rebecca Poulson website
Rebecca Poulson is a developer and artist working on VR and gaming projects for journalism at Northwestern University's Knight Lab.
Sebastian Monroy website
As a creative coder and game developer, I'm committed to exploring the connective capabilities of interactive digital media, installations, and video games.
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