Power Leveling Series

Enjoy free access to interactive workshops focused on building the confidence & skills necessary to navigate your career in the games industry.

Get in the Game Program

WIGI is enabling women who otherwise couldn’t afford it the opportunity to attend a gaming industry conference.

Stat Boost

Become an industry leader with skill building bootcamps focused on empowering women to break into and move up within the games industry.

Micro Mentorship Program

Identify goals and refine career strategy through actionable mentorship and the ability to connect and learn from the largest global Women in Games community.

 
 

Power Leveling Series

WIGI's mission is based on cultivating resources to promote the inclusion, advancement, and retention of women in the global games industry. The Power Leveling Series features free-to-access workshops focused on building confidence to navigate your career in the games industry as a woman. 

 

The series features two separate tracks focused on (1) entry to mid and (2) exec-level professionals.

 

Sessions cover a range of topics from How to Have Uncomfortable Conversations, Recognizing and Combatting Imposter Syndrome, Avoiding Burnout, and Breaking into the C-Suite.

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Interview

Power Leveling:
Mentorship
on Wed, Oct 6th

Navigating your career can feel overwhelming at times! How do you know which path to follow? Sure over 75% of people think mentors are important — but only 37% of us have one! Yet mentors can be an incredible resource to help you hone your superpowers and reach your career goals.

Join Women in Games International for our Power Leveling Workshop on Wednesday, October 6th at 5pm PDT to discuss how to identify and build a team of mentors, coaches, advocates, and allies to help you realize your full potential.
During this interactive, hour-long workshop, learn from games industry experts, have the opportunity to ask questions, and power your way into the next level of your career.

You'll walk away with the knowledge to identify the right mentor for your goals, equipped with the keys to build a successful mentor/mentee relationship and the confidence to chart your own path.

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Get in the Game Program

WIGI's Get in the Game Program enables people who otherwise couldn't afford it the opportunity to attend a gaming industry conference.
 
Focused on impactful networking opportunities and industry insights, WIGI is determined to help more people get in the door and in the game!

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Get in the Game
EGX 2021

Are you ready to Get in the Game? Want to network and learn from top games industry professionals? 

If you like games, then EGX is for you! Thanks to the generous support from our friends at ReedPOP, you can apply now for a chance to Get in the Game by joining us at EGX for the UK's biggest gaming event!

 
This program covers:
- One round-trip flight
- Hotel accommodations 
- Cash per diem provided upon arrival
- Conference ticket for full access to EGX 2021 
- Access to the ESI Pop-Up on Oct 9
- Welcome swag kit
- One-on-one career coaching 
- One-on-one networking at conference and related conference events


EGX features panels with world-renowned game creators, informative sessions with game industry professionals, live streams with content creators, esports challenges, expert-led cosplay workshops, a tabletop zone, and after-hours networking events!

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Stat Boost

WIGI's Stat Boost series are skill-building boot camps ranging from 3 to 5 days in length and focus on helping women break into and move up within the games industry.
 
Sessions include job-search coaching, resume and cover letter creation guided by game industry recruiters, learning how to network to build a pipeline of opportunities, post-interview follow-up techniques, accepting the job offer, and negotiating your salary.

Women Colleagues
Business Meeting

Stat Boost: Self Advocacy

WIGI's Stat Boost Program was a 3-day workshop on Sept 24, 25, and 26 focused on self-advocacy.

Thank you to those who joined us and games industry professionals as we discuss setting boundaries, recognizing and overcoming imposter syndrome, knowing your rights, and how to advocate for yourself in a professional manner.

Thanks to a generous grant from Stream for a Cause, this program was free to attend for all!

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Micro Mentorship Program

Women in Games International is known for running actionable mentorship programs. The Micro Mentorship Program is a 30-day course focused on career guidance and work-life balance.

 

This course will help participants identify goals and refine career strategy through small cohorts, mentorship meetings, 1:1 sessions with industry experts, and the ability to connect and learn from the largest global Women in Games community. 

To keep up-to-date with WIGI’s upcoming Micro Mentorship Program schedule, subscribe to our newsletter!

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