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Women Got Game (WGG) - A Virtual Summit

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· Stage
Opening Session
Natalie  White Towalame Austin Keshia Walker
2021-03-20T12:15:00Z 2021-03-20T12:45:00Z America/New_York Opening+Session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Game Changer
Candid Conversation w/ Latoya Peterson, CXO and co-founder of Glow Up Games, the only currently all brown female owned gaming studio in the world.
Latoya Peterson
2021-03-20T12:45:00Z 2021-03-20T13:00:00Z America/New_York Game+Changer https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Break: 1:00 PM EST
Contests, Reminders, Chat Engagement, Polling, Instructions, and Sponsor Messages
Keshia Walker
2021-03-20T13:00:00Z 2021-03-20T13:15:00Z America/New_York Break%3A+1%3A00+PM+EST https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Who Runs the World Presented by GameStop
Candid Conversations with successful women of color & executives in Gaming & Esports.
Kim Ellis Jay Ann  Lopez Theresa Herren Cristina Amaya verta maloney Shana T Bryant
2021-03-20T13:15:00Z 2021-03-20T14:45:00Z America/New_York Who+Runs+the+World+Presented+by+GameStop https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Break: 2:45 PM EST
Contests, Reminders, Chat Engagement, Polling, Instructions, and Sponsor Messages
Keshia Walker
2021-03-20T14:45:00Z 2021-03-20T15:00:00Z America/New_York Break%3A+2%3A45+PM+EST https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The New STEM: Economics + Opportunities in Gaming & Esports presented by Intel
Sound, Technology, Engineering (Software, Design, & Product), Media (Entertainment)
Emi Vener Elaine Gómez Sabrina Wong Jacqueline Beauchamp Goksu Ugur Neela Dass
2021-03-20T15:00:00Z 2021-03-20T16:00:00Z America/New_York The+New+STEM%3A+Economics+%2B+Opportunities+in+Gaming+%26+Esports+presented+by+Intel https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Presented by Xbox Women in Gaming: "Working in the Sandbox: Careers in Gaming"
Hear from experts across several disciplines about how they got started in game development.
Ayannah Adegeye Pepsy Wirth Chanta King Ogletree Jennifer Lane Karisma Williams Christine  Gutierrez
2021-03-20T15:00:00Z 2021-03-20T16:00:00Z America/New_York Presented+by+Xbox+Women+in+Gaming%3A+%22Working+in+the+Sandbox%3A+Careers+in+Gaming%22 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Break: 4:00 PM EST
Contests, Reminders, Chat Engagement, Polling, Instructions, and Sponsor Messages
Keshia Walker
2021-03-20T16:00:00Z 2021-03-20T16:15:00Z America/New_York Break%3A+4%3A00+PM+EST https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Tech vs Everybody presented by PlayStation
This panel will provide women of color college students and alumni with all the intel and gems to make their resumes & interview skills tech ready.
Davina Mackey Melanin  Gamers Sree Santhosh Leslie Moore Joye Nettles
2021-03-20T16:15:00Z 2021-03-20T17:15:00Z America/New_York Tech+vs+Everybody+presented+by+PlayStation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Break: 5:15 PM EST
Contests, Reminders, Chat Engagement, Polling, Instructions, and Sponsor Messages
Keshia Walker
2021-03-20T17:15:00Z 2021-03-20T17:30:00Z America/New_York Break%3A+5%3A15+PM+EST https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Hitmarker Presents: Career Connections Opportunities Interviews (Pre-selected Candidates)
Speed rounds with potential employers (pre-selected candidates)
2021-03-20T17:30:00Z 2021-03-20T19:00:00Z America/New_York Hitmarker+Presents%3A+Career+Connections+Opportunities+Interviews+%28Pre-selected+Candidates%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Mojang Presents: The Career Networking Lounge: Room B
Students can appear on video in this lounge to discuss career interests with gaming industry leaders from Mojang. Discussion Focus: Business Careers
Haronid Moncivais Jessica Zahn Annie Chenn Natalie  Haggin
2021-03-20T17:30:00Z 2021-03-20T19:00:00Z America/New_York Mojang+Presents%3A+The+Career+Networking+Lounge%3A+Room+B https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Mojang Presents: The Career Networking Lounge: ROOM A
Students can appear on video in this lounge to discuss career interests with gaming industry leaders from Mojang. Discussion Focus: Technical/Creative Careers
Eileen Lee Saher Hirji Jewel Ifeguni Rebecca Gordius Katie Ellison
2021-03-20T17:30:00Z 2021-03-20T19:00:00Z America/New_York Mojang+Presents%3A+The+Career+Networking+Lounge%3A+ROOM+A https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Break: 7:00 PM EST
Contests, Reminders, Chat Engagement, Polling, Instructions, and Sponsor Messages
Keshia Walker
2021-03-20T19:00:00Z 2021-03-20T19:15:00Z America/New_York Break%3A+7%3A00+PM+EST https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Networking Meet-ups: Session 1: Animation/ Graphic Design (Artists)
Industry Job Mentoring Sessions in Mini Virtual Breakouts
Jin Shin Julie Olden r e l HUNT Jade  Takimoto
2021-03-20T19:15:00Z 2021-03-20T20:15:00Z America/New_York Networking+Meet-ups%3A+Session+1%3A+Animation%2F+Graphic+Design+%28Artists%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Networking Meet-ups: Session 2: Business Development (Project Mgmt., Brand Mgmt., Finance, Admin)
Industry Job Mentoring Sessions in Mini Virtual Breakouts
Keira Schumake Desirée Mayon Mia  Watkins
2021-03-20T19:15:00Z 2021-03-20T20:15:00Z America/New_York Networking+Meet-ups%3A+Session+2%3A+Business+Development+%28Project+Mgmt.%2C+Brand+Mgmt.%2C+Finance%2C+Admin%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Networking Meet-ups: Session 3: Game Design/Development
Industry Job Mentoring Sessions in Mini Virtual Breakouts
Mallerie Shirley
2021-03-20T19:15:00Z 2021-03-20T20:15:00Z America/New_York Networking+Meet-ups%3A+Session+3%3A+Game+Design%2FDevelopment+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Networking Meet-ups: Session 4: Programming (Computer Engineering & Computer Programming)
Industry Job Mentoring Sessions in Mini Virtual Breakouts
Aisha Boldon Fanny Vadillo Herrera Catherine Hendrix
2021-03-20T19:15:00Z 2021-03-20T20:15:00Z America/New_York Networking+Meet-ups%3A+Session+4%3A+Programming+%28Computer+Engineering+%26+Computer+Programming%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Networking Meet-ups: Session 5: Marketing/Sales/HR
Industry Job Mentoring Sessions in Mini Virtual Breakouts
Christina Liu Daujenae Harps Leesa Dreo Anitra  Hill
2021-03-20T19:15:00Z 2021-03-20T20:15:00Z America/New_York Networking+Meet-ups%3A+Session+5%3A+Marketing%2FSales%2FHR https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Women Got Game: Day One Closing Remarks
CLOSING REMARKS, Day 2 Instructions, Contests, Reminders, Chat Engagement, Polling, and Sponsor Messages
Keshia Walker
2021-03-20T20:15:00Z 2021-03-20T20:20:00Z America/New_York Women+Got+Game%3A+Day+One+Closing+Remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwomen-got-game-wgg-a-virtual-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Natalie White

Speaker, Opening Session

Towalame Austin

Speaker, Opening Session

Latoya Peterson

Speaker, Game Changer

Jay Ann Lopez

Panelist, Who Runs The World - Presented By GameStop

Theresa Herren

Moderator, Who Runs The World - Presented By GameStop

Cristina Amaya

Panelist, Who Runs The World - Presented By GameStop

verta maloney

Panelist, Who Runs The World - Presented By GameStop

Shana T Bryant

Panelist, Who Runs The World - Presented By GameStop

Jacqueline Beauchamp

Panelist, The NEW Stem: Economics + Opportunities in Gaming & Esports - Presented by Intel

Goksu Ugur

Panelist, The NEW Stem: Economics + Opportunities in Gaming & Esports - Presented by Intel

Neela Dass

Moderator, The NEW Stem: Economics + Opportunities in Gaming & Esports - Presented by Intel

Jennifer Lane

Moderator, Presented by Xbox Women in Gaming: "Working in the Sandox: Careers in Gaming"

Karisma Williams

Panelist, Presented by Xbox Women in Gaming: "Working in the Sandox: Careers in Gaming"

Christine Gutierrez

Panelist, Presented by Xbox Women in Gaming: "Working in the Sandox: Careers in Gaming"

Davina Mackey

Moderator, Tech vs Everybody - Presented by PlayStation

Melanin Gamers

Panelist, Tech vs Everybody - Presented by PlayStation

Sree Santhosh

Panelist, Tech vs Everybody - Presented by PlayStation

Leslie Moore

Panelist, Tech vs Everybody - Presented by PlayStation

Joye Nettles

Panelist, Tech vs Everybody - Presented by PlayStation

Eileen Lee

Facilitator, Career Connections Networking Lounges

Saher Hirji

Facilitator, Career Connections Networking Lounges

Jewel Ifeguni

Facilitator, Career Connections Networking Lounges

Rebecca Gordius

Facilitator, Career Connections Networking Lounges

Katie Ellison

Facilitator, Career Connections Networking Lounges

Haronid Moncivais

Facilitator, Career Connections Networking Lounges

Jessica Zahn

Facilitator, Career Connections Networking Lounges

Annie Chenn

Facilitator, Career Connections Networking Lounges

Natalie Haggin

Facilitator, Career Connections Networking Lounges

r e l HUNT

Discussion Leader, Networking Meet-Ups Session 1: Animation/Graphic Design

Jade Takimoto

Discussion Leader, Networking Meet-Ups Session 1: Animation/Graphic Design

Daujenae Harps

Recruiter, Career Connections / Discussion Leader, Networking Meet-Ups Session 5: Marketing/Sales/HR

Anitra Hill

Discussion Leader, Networking Meet-Ups Session 5: Marketing/Sales/HR

Marina Soto

Recruiter, Career Connections

Jennifer Elrod

Recruiter, Career Connections

Mia Watkins

Discussion Leader, Networking Meet-Ups Session 2: Business Development

Catherine Hendrix

Facilitator, Networking Meet-Ups Session 4: Programming (Computer Engineering)

Leesa Dreo

Facilitator, Networking Meet-Ups Session 5: Marketing/Sales/HR

Keshia Walker

Event Host and Founder, BCGA

Pepsy Wirth

Panelist, Presented by Xbox Women in Gaming: "Working in the Sandox: Careers in Gaming"

Kim Ellis

Panelist, Who Runs The World - Presented By GameStop

Elaine Gómez

Panelist, The NEW Stem: Economics + Opportunities in Gaming & Esports - Presented by Intel

Sabrina Wong

Panelist, The NEW Stem: Economics + Opportunities in Gaming & Esports - Presented by Intel

Ayannah Adegeye

Panelist, Presented by Xbox Women in Gaming: "Working in the Sandox: Careers in Gaming"

Chanta King Ogletree

Panelist, Presented by Xbox Women in Gaming: "Working in the Sandox: Careers in Gaming"

Jin Shin

Discussion Leader, Networking Meet-Ups Session 1: Animation/Graphic Design

Julie Olden

Facilitator, Networking Meet-Ups Session 1: Animation/Graphic Design

Desirée Mayon

Discussion Leader, Networking Meet-Ups Session 2: Business Development

Mallerie Shirley

Discussion Leader, Networking Meet-Ups Session 3: Game Design

Aisha Boldon

Discussion Leader, Networking Meet-Ups Session 4: Programming (Computer Engineering)

Fanny Vadillo Herrera

Discussion Leader, Networking Meet-Ups Session 4: Programming (Computer Engineering)

Christina Liu

Discussion Leader, Networking Meet-Ups Session 5: Marketing/Sales/HR

Sarah Farmer

Discussion Leader, Networking Meet-Ups Session 3: Game Design

Keira Schumake

Discussion Leader, Networking Meet-Up Session 2: Business Development

Emi Vener

Panelist, The NEW Stem: Economics + Opportunities in Gaming & Esports - Presented by Intel

The event is over

The Black Collegiate Gaming Association’s purpose is to pivot black and women of color college students into the overall gaming industry, not only as consumers, but as contributors. We strive to build-up students that will be prepared to interview and become a part of the gaming industry both on the competitive and corporate level. We will aide in creating future groundbreakers.

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