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Friday, October 16 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
VStheUNIVERSE: Sugar Gamers & The New Face Of Geek Culture

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Founded as a community for female gamers, the Sugar Gamers has evolved into a passionate organization of trend setters and communicators within the worlds of tech, fashion and gaming.

Join Aaron Amendola as he interviews the SugarGamers about themselves and their organization, and then delve into "The New Face of Geek Culture: Being multi-faceted in the geek culture communities. A discussion about navigating labels and open mindedness."

Moderators
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Aaron Amendola

Producer/Grey Warden, VStheUNIVERSE
Aaron is a Writer/Producer for VStheUNIVERSE, a group of writers, actors, and producers who embrace their inner geek and showcase it in their art. Aaron created & hosts Chicago's premier geek variety show, The Geek Show, which enjoys a run at Stage773. In addition to that, Aaron serves as a Producer/Host on the comics-to-film discussion podcast Panels On Channels, and as a Producer/Host on The Co-Operatives, where he and his girlfriend discuss... Read More →

Speakers & Performers
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Kat DeJesus

Sugar Gamers
Kat is a member of the Sugar Gamers, a community for female gamers which has evolved into a passionate organization of trend setters and communicators within the worlds of tech, fashion and gaming.
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Keisha Howard

Founder, Sugar Gamers
Keisha is the founder of the Sugar Gamers, a community for female gamers which has evolved into a passionate organization of trend setters and communicators within the worlds of tech, fashion and gaming.
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Sarah Sexton

Microsoft
Sarah Sexton is a dedicated advocate for technology, committed to highlighting strengths and seeing more women and minorities get involved in video game development. She is a co-founder of Voxelles, a group for women developers in Chicago. She is most passionate about diversity, inclusion, and communicating clearly. Her responsibilities at Microsoft include speaking to user groups, writing code, blogging and tweeting about Microsoft services, and... Read More →


Friday October 16, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Town Square Block 37 3rd Floor

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