Gender Diversity in Gaming

Posted on 27 June 2017. Source: KPMG

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Susan Breen, Head of Mishcon de Reya's Betting & Gaming group, co-hosted a workshop (Turning the Tables: Why iGaming Needs More Women) on gender diversity in gaming at KPMG's recent eGaming Summit in Gibraltar. 

At our recent eGaming Summit in Gibraltar, I ran a workshop on gender diversity with the assistance of Susan Breen, Head of Gaming at Mishcon de Reya.  We were a bit unsure about the attendance we would get – especially as the session was running at the same time as a very interesting speaker in the main conference room – but we were overwhelmed by the turnout, and the quality and intensity of the debate that followed. 

What was scheduled to last 30 minutes turned into 90, and the women (sadly it was mainly women although I heard afterwards that a small group of men heading for the workshop were startled into flight by an unidentified woman who told them “It’s for women!” – an own-goal for gender diversity if ever there was one) present left us in little doubt as to the opportunity available to the sector.

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