The 2017 Women In Games Awards presented by Xbox finalists revealed

Joel Van Daal
The 2017 Women In Games Awards presented by Xbox finalists revealed

Here are your finalists across the seven categories in this year's Awards.

MCV Pacific is proud to announce this year's Women In Games Awards presented by Xbox finalists. The below results were decided on a panel of ten industry members, who also voted on the 2017 Women In Games List, The Game Changers.

The winners for each category will be announced in Sydney on Tuesday, May 2 at the 2017 Women In Games Lunch presented by Xbox.

The highest placing developer in the Trail Blazer category will also receive a scholarship from Microsoft to attend GDC 2018. You can read more about this here.

With out further delay, here are your 2017 Women In Games Awards finalists.

Trail Blazer

  • Emilia Chignola, Producer, Two Lives Left
  • Alayna Cole, Founder, Queerly Represent Me
  • Ally Mclean, Project Lead, Robot House
  • Laura Voss, Creative Director, Harmonious Games

Business Achievement of the Year

  • Clara Reeves, President, Hipster Whale
  • Amelia King, Senior Policy Officer - Digital Games, Creative Victoria
  • Colleen Yuen, Business Manager - Sth East Asia & Greater China, Electronic Arts
  • Debra McGrath, Marketing, Brand, Events and Engagement Director, EB Games

Creative Impact

  • Kim Allom, Producer, Defiant Development
  • Lisy Kane, Co-Founder, Girl Geek Academy and Producer, League of Geeks
  • Brooke Maggs, Co-founder, Burning Glass Creative
  • Leonie Yue, Game Artist, Illustrator, Character Designer, Mighty Games

Unsung Hero

  • Gemma Kirwan, Manager, Consumer Insights & Analytics, Electronic Arts
  • Sofie Mather, Community Manager, Stirfire Studios
  • Fiona Murray, Finance Manager, Surprise Attack
  • Annie Tyson, Operations Manager, The Arcade

Innovator

  • Carolyn Mee, Founder, Sound Scouts
  • Maru Nihoniho, Managing Director and Game Designer, Metia Interactive
  • Kalonica Quigle, 3D Artist, VRTOV
  • Cheryl Vance, Director, Prideful Sloth

Campaigner

  • Jane Cocks, Co-Founder, Check Point
  • Emilia Chignola, Producer, Two Lives Left
  • Alayna Cole, Founder, Queerly Represent Me
  • Dr Jennifer Hazel, Co-Founder, Check Point 

Outstanding Achievement of the Year

  • Kim Allom, Producer, Defiant Development
  • Dr Jennifer Hazel, Co-Founder, Check Point 
  • Lisy Kane, Co-Founder, Girl Geek Academy and Producer, League of Geeks
  • Dr. Kate Raynes-Goldie, Founder & Creative Director, Games We Play

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