Diversity Summit in Games: Washington, DC, USA – October 25, 2014

As the debates continue on how to support diverse participation in the games industry, American University is providing a one day summit and workshop on game diversity.
This year’s annual event will focus on employment in the industry. We embrace diversity of gender, culture, race, religion, socio-economics and others as integral to a healthy international games community. We define industry participation widely, including games journalists, game academics, and game developers.   Our discussion is likewise inclusive, focusing on 1,500 person AAA game makers to two person independent studios.  
The event is an opportunity to talk with other individuals interested in increasing the number of perspectives that contribute to the games community.  
We invite applicants for this one day event which includes lunch, time with professionals in games, and opportunities to network with others.  
This event is provides at no cost to attendees.   Current registered attendees include graduate and undergraduate students from Georgetown University, George Mason University, University of Maryland and members of the religious and independent games community. 
To apply and learn more please visit http://www.American.edu/Games4Good
This event is brought to you by American University School of Communication, College of Arts and Science in collaboration with the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications at Hampton University.
This is a free event, open to anyone wishing to join the conversation, regardless of your level of computer coding and/or game making experience. Out of town attendees may stay at the Embassy Suites in Chevy Chase, Maryland for a discounted cost (group code “AUG”). Online reservations can be made by visiting www.embassysuitesdc.com 
October 25, 2014. 10 am to 4 pm. 
Forman Theater, McKinley Building @ American University’s main campus, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC, 20016. Parking is free on campus. 

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