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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: #1ReasonToBe
Speaker(s): Tsitsi Chiumya, Rami Ismail, Tasneem Salim, Sithe Ncube, Elena Lobova, Sun Park, Laia Bee
Company Name(s): SHAPA Studios, Vlambeer, , Ubongo Game Lab, iLogos, Turtle Cream, Pincer Game Studios
Track / Format: Advocacy

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Overview: Inspired by the #1ReasonWhy and #1ReasonToBe hashtag discussion, join us for a rapid, fun microtalk-style celebration and exploration of what it means to be a minority in games. Each panelist will share their experience, its highs and lows, and explore a vision for a future industry that is inclusive for all. Hosted by Rami Ismail, panelists include Tsitsi Chiumya (Independent), Tasneem Salim (GCON), Sithe Ncube (Ubongo Game Lab), Elena Lobova (iLogos), Sun Park (Turtle Cream), Laia Bee (Pincer Games Studio).

GDC 2016

Tsitsi Chiumya

SHAPA Studios

Rami Ismail


Tasneem Salim

Sithe Ncube

Ubongo Game Lab

Elena Lobova


Sun Park

Turtle Cream

Laia Bee

Pincer Game Studios

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