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BAME@PlayStation x #RaiseTheGame Ramadan Mubarak Event

BAME@PlayStation x #RaiseTheGame Ramadan Mubarak Event

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Date(s) - 05/05/2021
10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at 10:00 pm CDT.

Join us for an online event all about bringing greater awareness about Ramadan to the games industry.

About this Event

#RaiseTheGame is delighted to be partnering with the BAME@PlayStation employee group of Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) on this upcoming virtual event that will include a panel where our panellists will discuss their experiences around Ramadan, the cultural importance of the celebration that will lead into conversations about overall Muslim representation in games.

Our Panellists:

We are excited to bring together a panel of experts from various organisations, these include:

  • Dr. Romana Ramzan, Producer at No Code Studio.
  • More To Be Announced.

The panel will be chaired by Osama Dorias, Lead Game Designer at WB Games Montréal.

Event Info:

Event Commences 4:00pm | Panel starts 4:05pm | Audience Q&A 4:50pm | Event ends at 5:00pm.

Tickets are free and attendance is open to all members of the games industry. We encourage you to share the event details with anyone who may be interested in attending.

The event will be password protected, registrations will be verified and access information will be circulated to registered attendees only. This is to safeguard all participants and to ensure all registered attendees have access to the event.

After the panel has concluded there will be a Q&A session. If you would like to submit questions prior to the panel this can be done between a week before the event using Slido via https://app.sli.do/event/4y5zpabd.

Attendees will also be able to submit questions on the day via Zoom. We will cover as many as possible.

If you have any questions about the event please contact Dom (dom@ukie.org.uk) and Anand(Anand.Shah@sony.com).

*Please note the event may be recorded.

More about BAME@PlayStation

The BAME@PlayStation employee group aims to encourage Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic diversity both at SIE and within the wider games industry.

Alongside running employee events and campaigns that champion race and ethnic diversity and inclusion, the group also provides a space for employees to discuss racial equity and social justice, and acts as a collective voice to effect change.

BAME@PlayStation also partners with various SIE departments on external initiatives that support and promote BAME creativity in the gaming industry and beyond.

More about #RaiseTheGame

The #RaiseTheGame pledge is a holistic driven initiative managed and facilitated by Ukie aimed at helping the overall UK games industry grow and improve in all areas of equality, diversity and inclusivity. From guidance and practical advice to engagement activities like events both online and in-person, the pledge is a call to action to rally the sector together and become lead examples of inclusion to other industries.

Though the pledge is managed by Ukie, any games industry company can applied to sign-up and be involved in activities surrounding the pledge, all that is asked is a strong commitment to make a positive impact, the time to listen and consider along with the effort to implement such change. Even if you’re at the start of your journey or think your company too small to make a difference – all companies no matter their size or where they are in their equality, diversity & inclusion journey are welcome.

To register for this event, please click here

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