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Laila Shabir

Girls Make Games
Laila Shabir is the founder and CEO of LearnDistrict, an educational media company, and Girls Make Games (GMG), an organization that teaches game development to elementary through high school girls around the world.

Laila's work at GMG has won her numerous awards, including the Xbox Rising Star Award in 2016, and Games Industry Person of the Year in 2015.

Prior to founding GMG, Laila designed educational games at LearnDistrict, worked on Wall St and conducted policy research at the Brookings Institute.

Laila received an S.B. in Economics from MIT, and lives in San Jose, CA.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, June 23

2:45pm EDT