Getting involved in the IGDA is what inspired me to become the global advocate for the video game industry that I am today and solidified my almost complete inability to say no to a good cause.
There’s been a change of resource requirements on my end and some wonderful advocacy, diversity, and professional […]
As I mentioned in my last post video games hold a unique position compared to other art forms as they are interactive and often come with additional scrutiny. And, as one of the newer art forms they became the “next target” when the other art forms were around too long for most folks to […]
This past March my 3-year term on the global IGDA Board of Directors came to an end. I knew it was coming. I did my best to prepare for it. However, it was still a big part of my life for three years.
I took my seat on the board with a strong […]
The IGDA Perspectives has published its farewell issue and having been involved off and on with the newsletter for years it was sad for me to see it go. However, with its run coming to a close it also inspired me to write the below letter which, since it was not able to fit […]
(This was originally posted on sherirubin.com.)
There’s a lot of good that happens in this world, but also a lot of bad. For every #SFBatKid there’s a shooting in a hospital. For every heartwarming story of how the internet helped someone reunite a stuffed animal with its owner […]
I know it’s been quiet around here recently – the last part of 2012 was filled with hospital visits and a major surgery. Rather than update this space, I was focusing on my health and stealthily getting things done when feeling well. I want you, the members, to know that I’m still pushing […]
A couple weeks ago I had the honor of speaking at IGDA Chicago’s how-to session entitled “You’ve Graduated: Now What?”. The premise of the evening was to have a series of experts speak to recent graduates looking for work with advice on job hunting, networking, interviewing, etc.
After the panel I […]
So in today’s chapter chat the discussion of the 38 Studios layoffs occurred and about what was going to happen to IGDA Boston (e.g. an influx of attendees at their next meeting). I discussed what we did with IGDA Chicago and all the stuff I pulled together based on […]
This past March thousands of game developers gathered in San Francisco, California to attend Game Developer’s Conference. As per usual, there were lots of networking events, educational lectures, and parties.
I was brought in at the last minute to help the IGDA execute the org’s activities at the event and […]
A big thank you to all of you who helped support my campaign. It was announced today that I made it onto the IGDA Board of Directors. I can’t wait to get started! Look here for continued updates as I join the board and work to serve the members as best […]
- Sheri Rubin joined the IGDA in 1999 which inspired her to become the advocate and community builder for the global video game industry that she is today.