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The 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 Tamalaki Games and will again celebrate the lifetime achievements of women working in the games industry in Europe.

This year’s 6 shortlisted women:

Catherine Woolley is Designer at Media Molecule. Worked on Alien: Isolation. She is on the BAFTA Games Committee and a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit. Also a MCV Top Woman in Games. 30 under 30. Game Jammer.

Emily Short is Product Manager at Spirit AI / Games Writer. Her specialties: interactive storytelling, interactive fiction, AI for dialogue, game writing, world building.

Natalia Figueroa is Creative Director at Killmonday Games HB . She is a game designer. Multipotentialite She made the Fran Bow game. She is also an award winning actress.

Jordan Erica Webber is a writer and presenter (The Guardian, The Gadget Show). Singer and baker. Co-author of a book on philosophy and games.

Brie Code is a speaker, writer and CEO/Creative Director at Tru Luv Media. She makes video games with people who don’t like video games She is a former lead programmer of Child of Light and Assassin’s Creed.

Glenna Buford is an iOS Engineer at Wooga and Director of Women Who Code in Berlin. She also founded Girls’ Games Workshop, teaching girls how to develop games and speaks at international conferences.

You can vote for those shortlisted here at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/wigjhalloffame

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

Sitara Shefta

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.