Mobile game studios Gameloft Montreal, Square Enix Montreal, and Ludia Games have teamed up for Next Lev’Elles 3: Building and Fostering Women Leadership, a virtual event that honors women who have overcome obstacles to achieve positions of influence and are paving the way for the next generation of women in technology.
The free event, which took place on March 8, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. ET to commemorate International Women’s Day will also serve as a fundraiser for community organizations that help disadvantaged women and their families, thanks to cooperation with Centraide of Greater Montreal.
Next Lev’Elles 3: Event Details
The event is set to commence on April 1, 2022, at 11 am on Zoom. The program shall feature an inspiring Keynote on the Imposter Syndrome by Bibigi Haile, Founder of The Beauvoir Group and personal branding advisor, speaker, and podcast host.
There will also be an Expert panel on the path to leadership for women in the video game industry featuring Catherine Boudreault (Localization Coordinator – Gameloft Montréal), Jenn Cadieux (Customer Support Manager – Square Enix Montréal), and Juanita Cepero (Lead Narrative Designer – Ludia Games).
Amanda Farough, a writer, podcaster, and analyst, will moderate the event. Anyone interested in leadership, professional progression, workplace equity and inclusion, work/life balance, and other topics can benefit from the event’s program. The conference will focus on the following topics:
- The path to leadership for women in tech
- The impact of women leaders on organizations
- How to stake your claim as a woman leader
- The impact of diversity on change and innovation
- The strength of soft skills
- The importance of mentorship
Money will be raised for Women Centres in Greater Montreal
Next Lev’Elles events have earned more than $15,000 for neighborhood organizations that help disadvantaged women to date. Registration for Next Lev’Elles 3 is free, but participants are invited to donate to Centraide of Greater Montreal.
The money raised will be used to establish a network of 17 Women’s Centers throughout Greater Montreal that provide services targeted to the needs of women in each region. These organizations specifically strive to assist women in regaining control of their lives through a variety of support services such as budgeting courses, support groups for female victims, family legal counsel, cultural integration, food assistance, and so on.