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Tuesday, October 18 • 3:40pm - 4:10pm
Creating & Maintaining a Diverse Work Environment - Dr. Jakin Vela & Suzanne Freyjadis, International Game Developers Association

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A diverse workforce makes for a more productive company. In this talk, Dr. Jakin Vela & Suzanne Freyjadis will discuss the steps you can take to create and maintain a diverse workforce starting with recruitment & hiring through retention. You will come away understanding barriers to diversity and how to maintain a workspace where all of your employees feel valued.

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Dr. Jakin Vela

Executive Director, International Game Developers Association
Dr. Jakin Vela serves as the Executive Director of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA). He is a sociologist and researcher focused on socio-technical cultures, minority stress, stigma, and diversity inclusion in tech (especially games and the games industry). Additionally... Read More →

Suzanne Freyjadis

International Game Developers Association

Tuesday October 18, 2022 3:40pm - 4:10pm CDT
Palm Park A - 7th Floor