Leena van Deventer

Leena van Deventer is a writer, game developer, and educator from Melbourne. She has taught interactive storytelling at both Swinburne and RMIT University and last year published her first book, “Game Changers: From Minecraft to misogyny, the fight for the future of videogames” with Dr Dan Golding for Affirm Press. This book explores the culture of online harassment around videogames, and women’s equality within game development. Leena is also the Director of WiDGET, a not-for-profit intersectional feminist association supporting women and non-binary folk in game development.

Sunday 18 June, 2017, 11am

State Library Victoria (Conference Centre)
179 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000