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Wednesday, June 11 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Networking Event: Let’s Prototype: Women at the Intersection of Learning, Games, and Design

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Join the continuing conversation from the Panel Session over lunch!  #GLSprototype

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avatar for Deborah Fields

Deborah Fields

Independent Research Consultant & Temporary Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences, Utah State University
Dr. Deborah A. Fields is a Temporary Assistant Professor in Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences at Utah State University and an independent research consultant. Deborah researches children’s connective learning and identity engagement through designing with digital technologies in ways that bridge informal and formal learning contexts. She is the co-PI on the Kids' DIY Media Project (kidsdiymedia.com) aimed at identifying and... Read More →
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Elisabeth Gee

Tempe, Arizona, USA, Arizona State University
I'm the Associate Director of the Center for Games & Impact at ASU, and co-directing the Play2Connect initiative with Dr. Sinem Siyahhan at Cal State-San Marcos. I'm interested in gender and gaming, game-based affinity spaces, and intergenerational play.
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Yasmin Kafai

University of Pennsylvania
Yasmin Kafai is Professor of Learning Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a researcher, designer, and developer of online communities and tools (ecrafting.org, stitchtfest.org, and scratch.mit.edu) to promote computational participation, crafting, and creativity across K-16. Book publications include Connected Code, Connected Play, The Computer Clubhouse, Textile Messages, and Beyond Barbie and Mortal Kombat. Kafai earned a... Read More →
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Colleen Macklin

Founder and co-director, PETLab
Colleen Macklin is a game designer, professor in of Art, Media and Technology at Parsons School of Design, and founder/co-director of PETLab (Prototyping Education + Technology Lab), a lab that develops games for learning and social engagement. PETLab projects include disaster-preparedness games with the Red Cross, the urban activist game Re:Activism, and the fiscal sport Budgetball. PETLab has also published game design curricula for the Boys... Read More →
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Amanda Ochsner

Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Southern California
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Mary-Margaret Walker

Mary-Margaret Network, Mary-Margaret Network
I started in game development 25 years ago at Origins Systems and continued on to The 3DO Company. After six years in game development, I became a recruiter. My primary focus is on career development and building companies using soft skills, social media and technology tools where digital entertainment meets high tech and social change. I would love for you to tell me the most valuable career advice you have ever learned or experienced. Please... Read More →


Wednesday June 11, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Great Hall

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