#PrideAtSumo | Catch up on our LGBTQ+ in Games Panel!

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As part of our Pride Month of celebration and education, we hosted an LGBTQ+ in Games panel for all of our teams. We were joined by a series of incredible voices from across the games industry and it was inspiring to listen and learn from their experiences and knowledge.

Hosted by our Recruitment Campus Coordinator, Georgina Cornelius (She/Her), we were delighted to be joined by:

Dan Bernardo: Founder of Playtra Games and Pxel Gamehouse

Michael Othen-Reeves: Co-founder and Creative Director for Included Games and member of the leadership team at Out Making Games

Kat Welsford: Digital Analyst & Cohead of the Pride Committee at Square Enix and Admin at London Gaymers Inc

Blaise Imiolczyk: Senior Games Designer at The Chinese Room and LGBTQ+ Diversity Champion at Sumo Group EDI

During the panel, our speakers discussed their experiences, answered questions from our teams and talked about their hopes for the future of LGBTQ+ representation in the games industry.

You can catch up on the whole thing on our YouTube channel!