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Team Xbox Announces the 17th Annual Women in Gaming Luncheon

Xbox is proud to announce the Women in Gaming luncheon is returning to the Game Developers Conference on March 2, 2017 in San Francisco. This year’s event will bring together over 350 women working in the game industry to connect and celebrate accomplishments. This year’s theme is “Be You,” a celebration of everything women bring to our incredible industry every day. Registration for the Women in Gaming luncheon will be open starting January 20, 2017 through February 3, 2017.

Team Xbox is committed to empowering women to do the job they love. This year we will host our biggest luncheon ever with women from across the gaming world. Thanks to feedback from our community, we will be creating a more inclusive event that allows for stronger connections to be developed. Join us as we come together to celebrate you, just as you are.

Interested in speaking at this year’s Women in Gaming luncheon? Speaker submissions now open.

The Women in Gaming team are currently looking for female speakers from the industry to tell their story and speak about the unique perspective they bring to their work.

Are you a game changer? Calling all women new to the Games Industry

Xbox is giving 30 women currently enrolled in college or less than two years’ industry experience the opportunity to attend the Game Developers Conference – all you have to tell us is what motivates you and why you think you’re a game changer!  Selected winners will receive an All-Access Pass to the Games Developer Conference, a ticket to the Women in Gaming luncheon, and dedicated mentoring and networking opportunities with leaders from Xbox and the games industry.

Submission details and criteria for both Speakers & Game Changers are now available on the MS Studios Blog.

You can join the conversation on Twitter and on Instagram using the hashtag #WIG2017