Women breaking into the Games Industry


Women breaking into the Games Industry

Jun 1, 2011

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is running a series of Women in Games events, commencing June 4 to encourage more women to enter the gaming industry.  In fact, Games designer and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) lecturer Penny Kyburz sees this as a new challange as she certainly doesn’t fit the image of a stereotypical gamer.

The Bachelor of Games and Interactive Entertainment lecturer is a trailblazer in the male-dominated gaming industry, helping design the popular XCOM and Medieval II war games during her six years at top Australian gaming companies.

To find out more about the series and some more facts on women in gaming, click here

 

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