Asian Women in Games: Holly Hua

This week we have a feature on Holly Hua, Communications Manager at Ubisoft. Hailing from games such as Assassin’s Creed and Brawlhalla, she’s spent a good amount of time growing herself but also those around her via mentoring. She’s got some insights on what it takes to run an employee resource group and she shares what she’s observed in the advocacy and representation space in gaming.

Asian Women in Games: Iris Zhang

This week, we speak to Iris Zhang—a high school teacher turned engineer! The gaming industry is not always an easy place to grow, but she shares her experiences on progressing through it both as an engineer and now as a manager. Read on to learn more about her time bringing Champions to life on League of Legends—and her hectic family zoom calls!

Asian Women in Games: Gabby Llanillo

In this Asian Women in Games series, we interview women who are currently in the gaming industry to learn more about them, their journeys, and their culture. We want to showcase the amazing women who are already driving change and representation in the industry by being themselves! This week, we’re excited to share Gabby Llanillo’sContinue reading “Asian Women in Games: Gabby Llanillo”

Asian Women in Games: Alexa Kim

In this article, we’re excited to introduce you to Alexa Kim and her journey through game design. Read on to learn more about her tips in joining the games industry, her love for rats, and even a soju cocktail recipe she’s keen to share!

FILIPINO AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH – Highlighting our Filipino members!

I’m a Filipina-American born and raised in New York, currently residing in Montreal, Canada. Both of my parents are from the Philippines (Central Luzon, to be exact), which is north of Manila. I’ve been in the gaming space since 2016 as a twitch streamer, streaming Dark Souls, but have been gaming since I was veryContinue reading “FILIPINO AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH – Highlighting our Filipino members!”

HOW DID THE “STOP ASIAN / AAPI HATE” MOVEMENTS CHANGE YOU?

We asked our Discord members how the Stop Asian Hate / Stop AAPI Hate movements resonated with them and how it changed them.Here is what they told us: “It was scary that it had to be a thing. I was terrified and sad that my parents had to warn my younger brother who is atContinue reading “HOW DID THE “STOP ASIAN / AAPI HATE” MOVEMENTS CHANGE YOU?”

“I never felt truly represented by Asian women in media in general.”

I was adopted in Vietnam when I was a baby (I have two little sisters who were adopted there as well, two years later), then raised in France, where have been a victim of racism for my entire life – sometimes aggressive, sometimes it was more like ‘jokes’ about my skin colors, what I couldContinue reading ““I never felt truly represented by Asian women in media in general.””

Immigrants have to be “integrated” (…) or are deemed as outsiders, as failures.

I’ve been struggling with so many feelings over the past weeks/months/years/decades regarding my identity — a word I dislike especially the way it’s been used in, I think, Western languages. I find that the way parts of white/Western cultures talk about identities as something somewhat fixed, as something to be either weaponized or reclaimed, isContinue reading “Immigrants have to be “integrated” (…) or are deemed as outsiders, as failures.”