Kate Edwards

CEO/Exec. Dir., Geogrify/Global Game Jam

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Kate Edwards is the executive director of the Global Game Jam and the CEO of Geogrify, a consultancy which pioneered content culturalisation in games. She is also an award-winning industry advocate and the former executive director of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA).

Learn more about Global Game Jam at globalgamejam.org.

About Kate's Sessions

What’s Good for Women and Other Underrepresented Folks in the Games Industry?


  Being a woman or person of any other underrepresented group in the games industry is tough. Why are we doing it anyway? What is good and what motivates us? Hear us focusing on the good things in the eye of the storm. Moderated by Tarja Porkka-Kontturi.

Business Development Impact Inspiring Panel Production

NGDC Season V Semi-Finals


  The fifth season semi-finals of the Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC), hosted by Jacob Riis. The NGDC Season V Grand Finals mark the conclusion of the NGDC’s latest season, with talented game developers competing in pitching contests at NGDC partner events all over the world since last December. NGDC Season V is sponsored by […]

Event NGDC

Why Inclusion in Video Games Matters


  Impact sessions curator Kate Edwards speaks with EA executive Tulay McNally about inclusive design – designing for as diverse a range of people as possible. It is a philosophy that encourages us to consider gender, age, sexuality, ethnicity, culture and customs, religious beliefs and more. This talk focuses on building products and services in […]

Business Development Impact Inspiring Production