Exciting news! “Women in Gaming: 100 Professionals of Play” by Meagan Marie has launched!
The Working Lunch features multiple times in Meagan’s incredible compendium of women’s accomplishments in games, and Working Lunch founder Ally McLean contributed an essay, ‘Difficult Women’, as well as a profile and Meagan’s ‘About The Author’.
“Featuring intriguing interviews from 100 influential women in gaming, learn how women have played — and will continue to play — important roles in the burgeoning video game industry.
Women in Gaming: 100 Professionals of Play is a celebration of women’s accomplishments in the video game industry, ranging from high-level executives to programmers to pro-gamers. This insightful and celebratory book highlights women who helped establish the industry, women who disrupt it, women who fight to diversify it, and young women who will someday lead it. Featuring household names and unsung heroes, each individual profiled plays an important role in the gaming industry.
A select few of the remarkable women featured in this book include:
Ashly Burch: Emmy-winning writer and voice actress.
Carol Shaw: Early industry programmer, designer, and Industry Icon award recipient.
Tracy Fullerton: Designer & director of USC Game Innovation Lab.
Emily Greer: Cofounder & CEO of Kongregate.
Perrin Kaplan, Former vice president of marketing for Nintendo of America.
Jane Ng: Senior game artist at Valve.
Patricia Vance: Longtime ESRB president & founder of the International Age Rating Coaltion.
Karisma Williams: Xbox & Oculus VR Senior UI/UX Designer.
Lorraine McLees: Art Lead at Bungie.
Rebecca Heineman: Programmer and founding member of Interplay Productions.”
You can pick up your copy today!