I’m excited for Seattle in less than a month. I’ll get to see Amy K, Laura Q, Katherine Cross, as well as getting to meet Katie P, Glenn W, Sylvia M. and others off-line for the first time ever. I’ll be on this panel at GeekGirlCon – “Stealing White People’s Superheroes”
Also staying a couple days past #GGC15 so I can do a bit of touristy stuff since Laura is being kind enough to host me. Are there any tips or suggestions for MUST SEE things in Seattle?
Who else do I know is going to Geek Girl Con? Lemme know so we can meet up hopefully.
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Tanya DePass is the founder and Director of I Need Diverse Games, a non-profit organization based in Chicago, which is dedicated to better diversification of all aspects of gaming. I Need Diverse Games serves the community by supporting marginalized developers attend the Game Developer Conference by participating in the GDC Scholarship program, helps assist attendance at other industry events, and is seeking partnership with organizations and initiatives.
Tanya is a lifelong Chicagoan who loves everything about gaming, #INeedDiverseGames spawn point, and wants to make it better and more inclusive for everyone. She founded and was the EIC of Fresh Out of Tokens podcast where games culture was discussed and viewed through a lense of feminism, intersectionality and diversity. Now she’s a co-host on Spawn on Me Podcast. Along with all of that, she’s the Programming Coordinator for OrcaCon, she often speaks on issues of diversity, feminism, race, intersectionality & other topics at multiple conventions throughout the year. Her writing about games and games critique appears in Uncanny Magazine, Polygon, Wiscon Chronicles, Vice Gaming, Paste Games, Mic, and other publications.
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