Given the small number of women in the video game industry, Facebook has decided to create an initiative to strengthen their position on the sector.
The place of women in the video game industry is progressing. Faced with the growing number of designers, developers, writers … Facebook has decided to offer a greater exposure to them. Is it worth remembering that Centipede, one of the most successful arcade kiosks, was designed by Dona Bailey in 1981?
“Women in Gaming”, an initiative made in Facebook
Even if the share of the players only increases, driven by a change of mentalities, the place of the latter in the industry is weak despite exceptions. To strengthen the integration of women in the gaming sector, Facebook has decided to highlight Women in Gaming in order to expose the talent of those who will create the video games of tomorrow. Mark Zuckerberg’s social network has also decided to partner with the European Women in Games Conference, the Women in Games Association and the MCV Women in Games Awards for this initiative, which is hoped to benefit the video game industry. . Sheryl Sandberg, director of Facebook operations, even explains “want to build a global community to enable women to share their stories, challenges, hopes and dreams . “