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Sunday, November 13 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Your Story Doesn't Need Cis Straight White Dudes

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Tired of hearing about how some setting has no one like you because "the lore?" Let's talk about stories where people like you (or like someone else) get to be the default, and straight white cis men are rare or not even present for a change of pace!

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avatar for Jake Alley

Jake Alley

Jake Alley is a game designer, writer, and activist who has never been particularly good at self-promotion, and instead tries to focus on uplifting, supporting, and providing more representation for people who thanks to marginalization don't have as much representation in games or the industry that makes them as we all deserve.
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Tanya DePass

Founder/Director, I Need Diverse Games
Tanya DePass is the founder and Director of I Need Diverse Games, a not-for-profit foundation based in Chicago, that is dedicated to better diversification of all aspects of gaming. She is a lifelong Chicagoan who loves everything about gaming, #INeedDiverseGames spawn point, and wants to make it better and more inclusive for everyone. She’s the Founder and EIC of @OutofTokensCast, the Diversity Liaison for GaymerX and often speaks on issues... Read More →
avatar for Dina Abou Karam

Dina Abou Karam

Artist/Game Designer, Indie
Dina is a game artist and narrative designer from Lebanon with 8 years of industry experience in mobile and console games. She's worked in the German, Japanese and Middle Eastern games industry and is currently developing a VR game about being Arab in the aftermath of a bomb going off in your city. Ask her for a selfie together!


Sunday November 13, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Panels A 6501 Conference Central Park West - 11 Times Square, New York, NY 10036

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