Watch this video special of our interview series “Womenize! – Inspiring Stories” with Tarja Porkka-Kontturi, Director of Communications at The Global Game Jam, Business Development Manager at The International Games Summit on Mental Health, and also Consultant and Advisor on diversity, inclusion, equity and accessibility matters.

In fact, the teaser text to this article isn’t long enough to list all of Tarja’s jobs and engagements. Besides working for The Global Game Jam and The International Games Summit on Mental Health, she is also a Senior Account Manager and games industry PR Specialist at Games Branding, a PR communications agency with focus on brand-building, influencer marketing and social media management. Embracing empathetic leadership, Tarja also volunteers as a Board Member at IGDA and is Vice President at We in Games Finland.

In this interview, our host and editor Viola Tensil talks to Tarja about her engagements, why it is important to strive for inclusion, diversity and accessibility, and why we need more empathetic leadership in the games & tech industry.


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