Liverpool has strong presence in list of top 100 women in video games

App and computer games designer Claudia Doppioslash has been named as one of the top 100 women in her sector, and just one of several from the Liverpool City Region, according to industry news website MCV.

Working for Liverpool’s Starship software studio, Claudia was chosen by a panel of 50 industry experts as one of many establish industry presences, along with other women from larger businesses like Sony Network Entertainment Europe, Warner Bros, and Disney.

Claudia Doppioslash commented:

“Being named by MCV in their Top 100 Women in Games was very unexpected but certainly a welcome surprise. It’s an acknowledgement of mine and my colleagues’ work at Starship. I look forward to attending the event and meeting the other 99.”

Starship chief executive officer Martin Kenwright said:

“It’s great to see Claudia get the recognition she rightly deserves.

“Since joining Starship, she has been nothing short of a revelation and we’re lucky to have a programmer of her calibre on the team.”

Other women from the games industry in Liverpool making the top 100 include Jade Parkinson Hill, of The Studio School at Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle, and Michelle Turner from Ripstone.

MCV listed and profiled every member of the top 100 in it latest industry magazine and those listed will be invited to attend MCV’s Women of the Year awards on 19 February where three of the top 100 will be awarded further honours for creativity, influence and impact.


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Words: Peter Cribley

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