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 […]
Video games have been a huge go to when it comes to needing something to blame – even if there’s no facts to support it. At one point, it was books then movies/TV then comics then rock and roll… it was only a matter of time until video games got their turn.
In addition, we […]
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 […]
(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 […]
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 […]
Today I sent in my formal nomination to become a Board of Directors candidate for the IGDA. Sure it was the last day to turn it in, but GGJ was also this weekend and as Executive Director Gordon Bellamy used to say:
“Don’t Break The Jam!”
I would like […]
As I mentioned recently I was recently elected to the IGDA Chicago Board of Directors. This past Sunday I had almost all of the new directors over to my house for a big planning meeting. (Christian Arca had to do a last minute trip to New York because his mom […]
….and I made it!
I was one of the five people chosen to help lead IGDA Chicago for the next two years. I’m very honored to have been elected to the Board of Directors along with Christian Arca, Heather M Decker-Davis, Jay Margalus, and Neal Sales-Griffin.
I look forward to planning the next year for […]
As you may have seen from past posts I’m running for the IGDA Chicago Board of Directors. Whether you are able to vote for me or not, and if you are whether you vote for me or not, elections and forming leadership teams are a crucial part of keeping various parts of the […]
- 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.