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Overcoming Impostor Syndrome - How to Become an Advocate for your Industry!

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Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/overcoming-impostor-syndrome-how-to-become-an-advocate-for-your-industry-tickets-48009176740

Join us for a special event featuring Kate Edwards, veteran advocate for women in gaming, as she gives an inspiring talk on how to overcome impostor syndrome and become an advocate for your industry!

Speaker:

Kate Edwards is a 25-year veteran and an outspoken advocate of the game industry and the former Executive Director of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA). She is also a geographer, writer, and corporate strategist who pioneered and specializes in content culturalization, through which she has worked on many major game franchises throughout her career. Fortune magazine named her as one of the "10 most powerful women" in the game industry and she was named by GamesIndustry.biz as one of their six People of the Year, as well as a long-time columnist for MultiLingual magazine. In April 2018, she was honored with Reboot Develop’s annual Hero Award.

RSVP:

Due to the venue requesting visitor pre-registration, please RSVP on Eventbrite for this event. Please make sure to use the name that matches your ID! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/overcoming-impostor-syndrome-how-to-become-an-advocate-for-your-industry-tickets-48009176740

Upon arrival, you may be asked to sign an non-disclosure agreement.

Location:

SIE (PlayStation) - Sorrento Valley office
10030 Barnes Canyon Road
San Diego, CA 92121

*Parking is limited at the venue. Plan to park across the street at:

10075 Barnes Canyon Road
San Diego, CA 92121

Agenda:

6:00pm = Sign-in, grab food/drinks, network.
6:30pm = Welcome!
6:45pm = Speaker!
8:00pm = Event end.

Additional info:
WWCode is an inclusive community, dedicated to providing an empowering experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste, creed, political affiliation, or preferred programming language(s). Our events are intended to inspire women to excel in technology careers, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome.

To read more about WWCode and the Code of Conduct for events, please check out https://www.womenwhocode.com/codeofconduct

Huge thanks to PlayStation for sponsoring this event, and Kate Edwards for her amazing talk for Women Who Code!

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