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Slam Dunk Global Game Jam, with Sarah Sexton

Illinois – Chicago

| 12 Sep 2020

Q&A with Sarah Sexton on Global Game Jam (GGJ) at DePaul University on January 19, 2018. Game jams are a great opportunity to socialize, put your skills to the test, and most importantly, make games! However, organizing a game jam is much different from participating in one. This presentation will cover tried-and-true strategies for maximizing your game jam experience as both an organizer and a participant, just in time for Global Game Jam!

Sarah Sexton is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. Her responsibilities at Microsoft include public speaking, software engineering, blogging and tweeting about cool services, and interacting with communities in the Midwest. Sarah is also a co-founder of the Voxelles: Chicago’s Women in Game Development, a group committed to strengthening women in gaming. Sarah highlights the stories of real women game developers at her interview blog, SheBuildsGames.com.

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