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Monday, July 12 • 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Funder: Humble Black Game Developer Fund

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Humble Bundle’s Black Game Developer Fund (BGDF) is a $1M program designed to empower and help achieve racial equity within game development, supporting independent Black game developers to get their ideas off the ground or into the next stage of development. This session will explore BGDF learnings/evolution since its inception and the importance of investing to strengthen the future of Black game development and shine a light on diverse voices through games.

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Justin Woodward

Director / Co-Founder / BGDF Advisor, Media Indie Exchange
With a mixture of over 12 years of independent and AAA development and production experience and a master's in Game Production and Management, Justin Woodward Co-founded and directs an independent game studio, Interabang Entertainment as well as The Media Indie Exchange (The MIX... Read More →
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Kamini Tiwari

Vice President of Social Impact and Internal Communications, Humble Bundle
Kamini Tiwari is the vice president of social impact and internal communications at Humble Bundle where she is responsible for unifying the company under the mission of being a force for good through gaming. In her role, Kamini is growing Humble as a platform for good, connecting... Read More →
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Sithe Ncube

Advisor, Black Game Developer Fund
Sithe has been an active member of the African game development community since 2013, beginning with organizing community events in her hometown Lusaka, Zambia. Since then, she has been an advocate and collaborator for increasing participation of African game developers to the global... Read More →
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John Polson

Portfolio Director, Publishing, Humble Bundle
As portfolio director of publishing, John directly oversees Humble’s third-party developer relations and portfolio development, serving as the primary talent scout for Humble Games, and putting incredible independently developed games in the hands of a global player base. Prior... Read More →

Monday July 12, 2021 12:30pm - 1:00pm EDT