When she originally won an internship at SOE's The Agency through the Gamers in Real Life program, Julia Brasil had no idea what MMORPG.com would be tracking her progress, but mthat's exactly what our own Carolyn Koh is doing, checking in with the new developer on a bi-weekly basis. Today is part one.
The initiative (Gamers In Real Life) seeks to positively impact the way females are depicted in video games and create and influence content to be appealing to women and provides a scholarship designed to educate and recruit more women into the video game industry. Teaming up with the Art Institutes, SoE selected a recipient to receive a paid internship at one of the SOE studios, plus $10,000 toward tuition at The Art Institutes. Julia Brasil, a second year student at the Art Institutes California in San Francisco was announced as the first winner of this scholarship this summer. As the fall term came around, Julia was asked at which studio she wanted to do her internship. She chose the Seattle Studio in order to work on The Agency.
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