Thanks to the efforts of Confetti Games Tutor and Postgraduate Course Leader, Kim Western (pictured left) and HE Games Art Tutor, Amelia Roberts (pictured right), Confetti has won a Women in Games award in the ‘Games or Esports Diversity Initiative in Education’ category!
Women in Games:
Women in Games (WIGJ) is a UK-based community interest group on a mission to empower women, from all ethnicities and orientations, to achieve their full potential in the games and esports industries.
Following a nomination for our ‘Coffee and Cookies’ events in the Games or Esports Diversity Initiative – Education Award category; Confetti were announced as winners on 24 September at the Women in Games Global Awards event.
Coffee and Cookies:
Created by Confetti Games Tutor and Postgraduate Course Leader, Kim Western (pictured left), with the support of BA (Hons) Games Art tutor, Amelia Roberts (pictured right; Coffee and Cookies is a regular event hosted on campus.
The event supports female students with an interest in the games industry and is home to a community of creatives. It offers women on campus an opportunity to network and collaborate in a supportive environment that encourages more women in the industry.
Watch the nomination video below to find out more about the project.