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Dr Kate Raynes-Goldie has made a name and a home for herself in the Australian games industry, as an acclaimed game designer, diversity expert and advocate, educator and innovator.
Holding a BA (Hons) in Philosophy and Semiotics from the University of Toronto and a PhD in Internet Studies from Curtin, Dr Raynes-Goldie has over 15 years of experience in the industry. In 2007 she founded Games We Play, a game consultancy which has seen her work showcased all over the world.
Not only was she a successful winner of the 2016 Achiever of the Year at the WAITTA INCITE awards, she was also named by MCV Pacific as one of the most influential women in the Australian and New Zealand games industry for the second consecutive year. She was also named 2016 ACS digital disruptor ICT professional of the year in Sydney. Now Raynes-Goldie is an Adjunct Research Fellow within the School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts.