Sonja at the Women In Games SIG advisory board

IGDA Women in Games (WIG) SIG has a brand new Advisory Board. WIG SIG was formed to create a positive impact on the game industry with respect to gender balance in the workplace and the marketplace. WIG SIG also just lauched GameMentor system to support new talent to join the industry. As a member of the Advisory Board I hope to encourage talented girls to seek for job opportunities in games business. It has a lot to offer! Come to talk to me at the IGDA Gatherings or send an e-mail (name.surname[at] if there is something I can help you with! Here's the line-up of WIG SIG Advisory Board :

  • Rayna Anderson, Game Designer, Gameloft – Montreal; Advisory Board, IGDA Montreal
  • Phaedra Boinodiris, Product Manager, Serious Games, IBM Software Group; Founder, WomenGamers.Com
  • Amber Dalton, PMS Clan Leader
  • Torrie Dorrell, SVP, Global Sales & Marketing, Sony Online Entertainment
  • Tracy Fullerton, Associate Professor, USC School of Cinematic Arts, Interactive Media Division; Director, Electronic Arts Game Innovation Lab
  • Megan Gaiser, President & CEO, Her Interactive Inc.
  • Susan Gold, Director, Program Review; Chairperson, IGDA Education SIG
  • Gano Haine, President, ONAG Consulting
  • Michelle Hinn, Instructor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Chair, IGDA Game Accessibility SIG; Co-Chair, IGDA Diversity Committee; Executive Director,
  • Sonja Kangas, Game Director, GuppyLife MMO at GuppyWorks: IGDA Finland Coordinator; Advisory Board Member, Nordic Game Program
  • Dina N. Lewallen, Diversity Specialist, Entertainment and Devices Division, Microsoft Corporation
  • Jen MacLean, Senior Vice President of Business Development, 38 Studios
  • Jane Pinckard, Business Development Analyst at Foundation 9 Entertainment; Founder at GameGirlAdvance
  • Sheri (Pocilujko) Rubin, CEO/President of Design, Direct, Deliver, Chair, IGDA Quality Assurance SIG
  • Mary Margaret Walker, CEO, Mary-Margaret Network