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Sitara SheftaThe European Women in Games Hall of Fame was created in 2011 and recognises the achievements of women in the European games industry.

The 2017 Awards are sponsored by FGL and will again celebrate the lifetime achievements of women working in the games industry in Europe. Nominations for these awards are welcome from 31 July up to 11 August. Please contact a WIGJ Board member of email 2017awards AT womeningames DOT org. A shortlist for voting will be put together by the WIGJ Board. The winners for 2017 will be based on votes cast by peers who are members of the Women in Games groups on LinkedIn and Facebook or followers of @wigj on Twitter. The final decision will be ratified by the WIGJ Board.

Those shortlisted are encouraged to use social media to secure votes at the same time as promoting the Women in Games organisation and the European Women in Games Conference.

The Awards will be made on 6th September, on the second day of the European Women in Games Conference. Good luck to everyone involved!

Previous Winners

2016
Sitara Shefta, Producer, Sumo Digital Ltd

2015
Debbie Bestwick: Managing Director at Team17

2014
Catharina Lavers Mallet: Head of Studio, King, London
Marie-Claire Isaaman: Course Leader, BA(Hons) Games Art and Design, Norwich University of the Arts

2013
Siobhan Reddy, Co-founder and Studio Director Media Molecule.
Rhianna Pratchett, Scriptwriter and Narrative Designer (Heavenly Sword, Tomb Raider)
Zuraida Buter, Executive Director of the Global Game Jam

2012
Ann Hurley: European Sales Manager at e4e.
Monika Siejka: Director – International Institute of the Internet and Multimedia, Paris.

2011
Frederique Doumic, CEO at OUAT Entertainment.
Louise Murray, Head of Fable Franchise at Lionhead Studios.