2021 Activision Blizzard King
Aspiring Women* in Games Scholarship
​​​​​​​*Women and non-binary


GDC will take place between July 19 and July 23 2021 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco and will have a big online presence to allow people from all the globe to attend virtually. It’s the world’s largest and longest-running game industry event, featuring over 750 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions on a comprehensive selection of game making topics. 

GDC is an excellent opportunity for students to flourish and take the next step towards their career goals. You will have the unique opportunity to attend virtual conferences, seminars and the chance to meet a variety of professionals working in the games industry. We encourage students to come prepared with ideas, thoughts and questions. We will do our best to provide support and help get your questions answered.  




Conference Overview 

A Week of Learning and Inspiration. GDC delivers five days of expert-led education on key game development topics, as well as several special features throughout the week. Attendees have the opportunity to gain insight into the future of games, be inspired by new techniques, and discover creative new approaches. Discover what GDC week has in store for you directly on the GDC Website.



1. Purpose 

GDC believes our community should be truly open for everyone. As such, we are committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for all, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, or religion. 

This code of conduct outlines our expectations for participant behavior as well as the consequences for unacceptable behavior. 

We invite all sponsors, volunteers, speakers, attendees, media, exhibitors, and other participants to help us realize a safe and positive conference experience for everyone. 

All determinations of appropriate or inappropriate behavior are in GDC's sole discretion and the decision(s) of the GDC representative's onsite will be final. 

2. Expected Behavior 

  • Be considerate, respectful, and collaborative. 
  • Refrain from demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing behavior and speech. 
  • Be mindful of your surroundings and of your fellow participants. Alert conference organizers if you notice a dangerous situation or someone in distress. 

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