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Saturday, January 14 • 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Beyond the 101: A discussion of diversity in gaming

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We know diversity is an issue in gaming, so let's move beyond the 101 and talk about some practical ways we as a community can move from theory into action.

Moderators
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Tanya DePass

Founder/Director, I Need Diverse Games
Tanya DePass is the founder and Director of I Need Diverse Games, a not-for-profit foundation based in Chicago, that is dedicated to better diversification of all aspects of gaming. She is a lifelong Chicagoan who loves everything about gaming, #INeedDiverseGames spawn point, and wants to make it better and more inclusive for everyone. She’s the Founder and EIC of @OutofTokensCast, the Diversity Liaison for GaymerX and often speaks on issues... Read More →

Speakers
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Strix Beltrán

Narrative Designer, Writer, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant
Whitney Beltrán, AKA “Strix” is a writer and narrative designer for analogue and video games, scripts and features, and transmedia IP. She has written for studios including Undead Labs, Onyx Path, and Crackhorse Films. She is an expert in world building and narrative design, and holds a Master’s in Mythological Studies. She has published peer reviewed academic papers on psychology and narrative play, contributed a chapter... Read More →
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Danielle Eden

Content Creator, Voices from the Void
Gamer. Activist. Passionate Introvert. I've enjoyed the privilege of exploring many facets of our wonderful geek culture. For 3 years I was heavily involved in the player and media community of the MMO Eve Online, hosting a podcasting, writing and producing in-character fiction, and hosting in-game and IRL events. For a year I was lucky enough to ride the convention circuit with We Love Fine as a press and convention assistant. These days I... Read More →


Saturday January 14, 2017 7:00pm - 7:50pm
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