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Session Name: LIVE Fireside Chat: Geena Davis and Mitu Khandaker on Masculinity in Video Games and the Gaming Community
Speaker(s): Geena Davis, Mitu Khandaker
Company Name(s): Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, Glow Up Games / NYU Game Center
Track / Format: Advocacy

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Overview: Geena Davis, Academy Award winner, Founder and Chair of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media Geena will be joined by Dr. Mitu Khandaker, CEO & Co-Founder of Glow Up Games and Assistant Arts Professor at NYU Game Center in a conversation moderated by IndieGamesPlus Editor-in-Chief, Joel Couture, to spotlight the institute's groundbreaking study on portrayals and representations of masculinity in the most popular video games and discuss recommendations on how to increase diversity, equity and inclusion in gaming.

Game Developers Conference 2021

Geena Davis

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Mitu Khandaker

Glow Up Games / NYU Game Center

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