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Saturday, July 12 • 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Gaming for Good!

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Did you know that while you spend your time playing your favorite video games, you could also raise money for charity? The purpose of this panel is to inform you of how you can spend your time "Gaming for Good!" You will be introduced to companies that strive to make a difference, and find out more about different charitable organizations. 

It will also feature personal insight from gamers who love playing for them. 
 
We will also explore how the funds you raise will directly affect lives local to where you live. Next time you spend an evening marathoning a video game, you could also help change lives! 

   Panelist

  • Nina Kester - Bay Area Extra Life Guild, Vice President
  • Lizzie Cuevas - Humble Bundle, Director of Communications
  • John Howell - Twitch, Director of Partnerships Development
  • Rebecca Wilson - Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Senior Officer
  • Krystal Herring - Frag Dolls, Team Captain
Moderator
  • Stan Press- El Gato Gaming 

Speakers
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Krystal Herring

Senior Frag Doll, Ubisoft Entertainment
Krystal Herring, also known as SiREN, is a duel wielding femme fatale and maker of mischief. A towering cybernetically-enhanced super soldier who’s killing sprees strike fear in the hearts of 12yr olds. SiREN’s unprecedented leadership of hooligans and beast FPS skills are what landed this hoodlum a spot on the Frag Doll team in 2010 and she currently presides as the team’s Captain. | | What are the Frag Dolls? | | As diverse... Read More →
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John Howell

Director, Partnerships Development, Twitch
Pittsburgh dude on the west coast, because video games.
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Nina Kester

Consultant, Tapastic
...is a vegehmotarian. First I'm a little shy and quiet. Then I get a little louder. Then the quirks pop up, one by one and you begin to think I'm just a little bit crazy, but I'm just a little body with a little too much energy and a little too much imagination. -circa 2002
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Rebecca Wilson

Senior Officer, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
Rebecca has worked to improve the state of children's health through various philanthropic initiatives, since joining the Children's Hospital Oakland Foundation team in 2013. She has witnessed the exponential growth the 24-hr Extra Life gaming marathon, and see's extreme potential for this event to become the largest and most impactful charity gaming event in the Bay Area and beyond.


Saturday July 12, 2014 4:30pm - 5:15pm
*GX Panel Room A (3F) Grand Ballroom AB (3F)

Attendees (49)