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Sunday, October 25 • 10:00am - 11:00am
GameU Session 6: You Belong Here: Overcoming Impostor Syndrome to Expand your Opportunities

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Everyone struggles with doubts about their qualifications and whether they deserve opportunities. The mental barriers that we put in our own way have a real and limiting effect, often even acting as even greater obstacles than an actual lack of capability or present connections. We'll share strategies and perspectives to blast through those barriers so you can achieve greater outcomes in both the near and long-term. You'll leave feeling more empowered about the role that you play in the game development scene.

Speakers
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Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is an independent game designer who makes small, experimental games and streams their development to help inform aspiring designers. She was previously a designer with Insomniac Games (Resistance 3, Sunset Overdrive, Slow Down, Bull) and a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center. Lisa especially loves exploring unusual input devices in games, game jams, rapid prototyping, and development... Read More →
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Chris DeLeon

With over 18 years development experience, Chris has done game design professionally for Electronic Arts, Will Wright's Stupid Fun Club, a start-up that became PopCap San Francisco, and as an indie for iPhone and iPad. Today he teaches game developers worldwide online via Gamkedo.
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Omowale Oniyide

Omowale Oniyide is the organizer of Indie Dev Club, an indie de meetup group in Los Angeles, CA. She is also a digital tech literacy advocate and futurist concerned about gaming, business and ethics. She is currently pursuing computer science with an emphasis in experience design.
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Juan Vaca

Juan Vaca is a game designer, producer, and avid storyteller. He received his B.A. in Interactive Entertainment from the University of Southern California and has been volunteering with Indiecade since 2010. Juan is also a Marine Corps veteran and mental health advocate encouraging collaboration and positivity throughout the game industry.


Sunday October 25, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
City Hall City Hall, 9770 Culver Blvd # 3, Culver City, CA 90236

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