Courage: Integrity: Leadership:
Our vision is a future of inclusiveness and diversity that benefits every individual in the industry. We are executives and up and coming game changers, collaborators and diverse individuals.
No matter who you are, we join together and uplift one another through knowledge and connections that will empower us all to succeed.
Because we all deserve a fair game.
GGW was created in 2011 as a development program by the American Gaming Association to nurture emerging female leaders in the gaming industry.
Launched as an independent charitable organization in 2016, GGW delivers high-impact programs and events to women in the gaming industry.
Today, GGW has over 7,000 active members and continues to offer educational programs, mentorship opportunities, and networking events globally.
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As a non-profit association, Global Gaming Women relies on the ongoing time and effort selflessly given by members of its committees. We sincerely appreciate the generous commitment each of these women graciously provide. We are proud to have over 60 female gaming executives and emerging leaders engaged on the following committees and leading the future of GGW.
The DEI Committee champions diversity, equity and inclusion within Global Gaming Women. Their goal is to increase diversity in our membership while creating opportunities for exposure and advancement of women of all backgrounds and identities within the industry at large.
All Global Gaming Women education and training conferences are overseen by the Education Committee who work to provide its scholarship recipients with a learning experience required to grow personally and professionally. Additionally, the Scholarship Committee is a sub-committee and is responsible for reviewing all scholarship applications to attend GGW-sponsored and supported educational events.
The Events Planning Committee is responsible for planning the events coordinated by GGW at industry trade shows and conferences throughout the year. Its efforts are supported regionally, nationally and internationally by additional sub-committees as needed.
The Marketing Committee is responsible for overseeing all GGW marketing initiatives to include public relations, social media and brand support work. This committee strategizes efforts to raise awareness, engage members and drive resources towards the GGW mission and goals.
The purpose of the Membership Committee is to drive and engage members to GGW by communicating benefits and programs that will increase membership. This is done through various events, town hall meetings and programs throughout the year.
The Mentorship Committee oversees the various mentoring programs and opportunities offered by Global Gaming Women including Lean In Circles, Sip and Social events, Virtual Master Classes and other similar events.
The International Committee oversees any international efforts on behalf of Global Gaming Women to include events at industry conferences and international Lean In circles. There are currently sub-committees in the UK, Canada and Australian/New Zealand.
There are a few additional administrative committees that facilitate operational guidance for the organization overall including Finance, Legal, Nominating & Governance, Sponsorship, etc. These committees are vital to the success of running our non-profit organization.
GGW is led by female gaming executives representing diverse industry segments, organizations and geographic areas. Led by the GGW President and the GGW Association Director, these women steer the development of programs, events, and educational offerings for the organization.
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