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IGNITE Program (Girls only, grades 7-12): Level Up: How to be a Video Game Developer

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Ignite- Inspiring Girls in Technology Exploration

(Boys and girls in Grades 5-12 can sign up here)

This month’s activity: Talk to a female video game developer!

This program is Wed. September 30th, 3:30 -4:30 PM for Girls Only, in Grades 7-12.

Girls in Grades 7-12 are encouraged to stay for both sessions.

Sign up for this program to get the Zoom link!

What will we be doing this month? We will get to interview a woman video game developer. Love video games? Dream of one day working as a game developer? This is your chance to ask your questions to a woman who creates video games!

Girls in the first session will get to brainstorm together and come up with the interview questions for our video game developer, then get to ask them!

Miriam Verberg, executive producer and game developer at Bloom Digital, has been in the gaming industry for years. We’ll get to hear from Miriam about what it’s like working in the gaming industry and what the process of creating a video game is like! Bloom Digital’s latest game is called Later Daters and is currently available on Steam and on the Nintendo Switch.


What is the IGNITE program?

Session for Girls Only, in Grades 7-12: This month from 3:30-4:30 PM. Usually, a technology-focused program to empower teens who identify as girls. We teach a different skill and project each month. Girls then stay to help teach other kids and teens.

Session for boys & girls, grades 5-12: This month from 4:00-4:30 PM. Usually, a technology focused program that teaches you a different skill and project each month.



Wednesday, September 30, 2020
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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