Prosearium, an initiative to document African women and their roles in games has been shortlisted for a prestigious award at the Women in Games Global Award.
In a category designed to celebrate the events, interventions, programs and actions which are helping bring about real change in the games industry dubbed the ‘Most Inclusive Video Games Initiative.’
Founded by Sithe Ncube, Prosearium is organized through a series of virtual and in person workshops, support resources as well as hands on development experience.
The WIG shortlist can be seen below:
- Fathima Minha Farook – Creating Educational and Entertainment games for kids and adult learners.
- Gender in Play – Empowering Finnish game studios to create more diverse characters and worldviews in their games.
- nDreams Academy – An engagement programme to improve the accessibility of a career in games.
- Prosearium – An initiative to document African women and their roles in games.
- Two Falls – Nishu Takuatshina – A game about indigenous people, created with indigenous people.
The winners will be announced during the Women in Games Global Awards ceremony on Saturday September 17th. To view the other categories and to follow the work by WIG, head to their website.