Debunking the Myths of Code: Video Games

Ursula Wolz
Ursula Wolz
Debunking the Myths of Code:  Video Games

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Ursula Wolz is back to chat with the PowerToFly about debunking the myths of code, starting with one of the most popular topics in the industry - video games. Video games are not just for boys so how can we add more women to the mix? We're breaking down how women can get more involved in game...

Ursula Wolz is back to chat with the PowerToFly about debunking the myths of code, starting with one of the most popular topics in the industry - video games. Video games are not just for boys so how can we add more women to the mix? We're breaking down how women can get more involved in game development, how game development can be used to understand computer science, and where women can leave their mark on this growing industry is this virtual Q&A!

You asked, she's answering:

  • How can women get more involved in game development?
  • I'm interested in starting a career in game development, what's a good career path?
  • Where can women leave their mark in this industry?


Meet The Speaker

Ursula Wolz
Ursula Wolz

Ursula Wolz is computer scientist with both academic and entrepreneurial experience in developing computer-based learning environments, including artificially intelligent tutoring systems, and games for modern language learning and data science. She is a recognized leader in computer science curriculum development with an emphasis on broadening participation in computing. Her most recent focus is on algorithm accountability and fostering interdisciplinary computing for social justice. Wolz has taught at the undergraduate level for over 30 years.