The Game Awards 2019: Recognizing This Year’s Global Gaming Citizens
Facebook Gaming is proud to sponsor a collection of segments during The Game Awards recognizing Global Gaming Citizens. These pieces deliver inspiring stories of people using the power of games to build community and bring about positive change in the world.
After opening nominations in September, The Game Awards selection committee has chosen the following individuals to showcase during The Game Awards ceremony on December 6 at 5:30pm PT.
Sadia Bashir: Mentoring women in gaming and growing the games industry in Pakistan
Sadia Bashir started the first game development school in Pakistan. She works to grow the game industry in Pakistan through her courses and conferences, and mentors other women who want to work in games.
Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky, the Sundance-Award winning directors of Indie Game: the Movie, will help tell these stories as part of The Game Awards.
During an event showcasing creative and technical excellence in gaming, it’s important to recognize the groups and individuals working to bring about positive change through the power of games. Global Gaming Citizens connects closely to the Facebook Gaming team’s mission to help build the world’s gaming community — a place for everyone to enjoy and experience games together. Watch these stories come to life by tuning in to the The Game Awards at: https://www.facebook.com/thegameawards
Originally written by Facebook Gaming