Brianna Wu became one of the most high-profile women in the tech industry after standing up to Gamergate, a hate group targeting advocates for inclusion in the game industry. In this talk, she discusses how tech became so hostile to women and how we can fix it.
Wu is head of development at Giant Spacekat, a prominent game development team in the industry with female leadership. She is also a well-known public speaker on issues affecting women in tech. She rose to be one of the most prominent women in game development in 2014 after being subjected to threats on her life from Gamergate.
Sponsored by the Faculty of Math and Women in Computer Science (WICS) and is open to everyone.
Registration is required - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brianna-wu-on-gamergate-and-the-war-against-women-in-tech-tickets-28578334568
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