Women in Gaming Australasia (WGA) is the only industry body in Australasia dedicated to empowering women working in, or looking to work in, the thriving and fast-paced Gaming industry.
At WGA, we acknowledge that gender equality is an issue of global economic and social importance, and we recognise the economic and social benefits gender equality brings to both our industry and the women and men in our industry.
Launched in May 2017, WGA supports the development and success of women in the industry through education, mentorship and networking opportunities.
WGA is a registered charity with the ACNC under the classification ‘Promoting or protecting human rights’.
WGA as an independent industry body has a purpose to remove barriers and increase opportunities for the advancement of women in the workforce.
- Identifying and removing barriers to the entry, retention and advancement of women
- Fostering the continuing professional development of women including through mentoring, training and development, scholarships and awards
- Providing a common meeting ground for women
- Valuing, encouraging and enhancing awareness of women’s contribution to the industry; and
- Uniting with other industry organisations to promote equality diversity and inclusiveness in the employment of women.
We offer a platform that allows industry peers to connect, listen and learn from one another.
Become part of a community of women and men in the industry working together to ensure everyone can reach their true potential.
MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
WGA is a proud member of the Australia Gender Equality Council (AGEC)
AGEC’s vision is to achieve gender equality in Australia. Through high profile national awareness campaigns, advocacy and research, it aims to drive a cultural shift in Australia so that women and men have the same rights and opportunities across all sectors of the community.
WGA is working with GRWA and Beacon Events to increase the female representation of speakers and panelists at this special edition of GRWA on 26-28 February 2019 at W Brisbane. WGA aims for 50% representation and we will work with organisers to reach this by 2020.