Girls are underrepresented in gaming and tech careers. Global leader in interactive entertainment, Zynga,
in association with Unherd.in is bridging this gap by introducing more girls to careers in gaming.
APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
GirlsGame2 is an after-school mentoring program
by Zynga and Unherd.in that prepares high school girls
from grade 10-12 with industry skills necessary
to advance in gaming and tech careers.
Program Dates & Timings:
September 5 to October 12,
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM IST on most weekdays
APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
GirlsGame2 is an after-school mentoring program by Zynga and Unherd.in that prepares high school girls from grade 10-12 with industry skills necessary to advance in gaming and tech careers.
Tentative Program Dates & Timings: September 5 to October 12, 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM on most weekdays
What if she could be the one to crack a code or invent the next game that connects people? When we encourage girls to pursue a career in gaming and tech, we double the potential to bring people together and step away from gender stereotypes.
After a successful completion of its first group, Zynga, a global leader in interactive entertainment, is collaborating once again with Unherd.in to launch the second cohort of ‘GirlsGame2’.
Such after-school programs aim to not only encourage girls to pursue STEM careers, but also play a crucial role in building a pipeline
of future women tech innovators, developers and gamers!
APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
Dates & Timings: September 5 to October 12,
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM IST on most weekdays.
GirlsGame2 is a 6-week FREE mentorship program for girls in 10th to 12th grade, who are curious to learn about careers in gaming and tech. Participants get to explore the various career paths in the gaming industry, receive 1:1 career guidance from experienced professionals, and an opportunity to exclusively build a gaming prototype with Zynga.
to new career opportunities in the gaming industry.
Get introduced to the exciting field of gaming! Meet diverse professionals from Zynga to learn about various careers in the gaming industry.
Make an impact by working on a project idea that matters to you through hands-on, real-world topics where you create a game prototype with the Zynga team in Bengaluru!
Meet inspiring role models to get an inside look at the gaming profession through learning modules designed exclusively by Zynga.
1:1 Career Guidance
Confused about your career? Receive career guidance from an industry professional who will guide you about your career decision and equip you with the right resources to make an informed choice.
The Mentorship Process
Fill out the application form before Aug 29.
Based on interest and
interview (if required).
About career in gaming
and tech with Zynga.
Zynga is a leading developer of the world’s most popular social games that are played by millions of people around the world each day. Zynga is headquartered in San Mateo, California, and has additional offices in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and India. Since it was founded in 2007, its mission has been to connect the world through games and delight consumers with social gaming experiences. To-date, more than one billion people have played Zynga’s games across Web and mobile, including FarmVille, Zynga Poker, Words With Friends, Hit it Rich! Slots and CSR.
Zynga is teaming up with Unherd.in once again for GirlsGame2 to encourage more high school girls to learn about careers in gaming and tech. Through virtual mentorships, career guidance and project-based learning, Zynga hopes to build the next generation of women in STEM and strengthen the future of the gaming industry.
Got a question?
When is the GirlsGame2 Mentorship?
GirlsGame2 is an after-school program scheduled tentatively from September 5 – October 12, with sessions conducted on most weekdays from 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM IST. While some sessions might be conducted at Zynga’s office in Bengaluru, the majority of the program will be conducted online, ensuring accessibility for all participants.
How much does it cost?
The program is completely FREE to attend for all participants.
Who is eligible to attend?
GirlsGame2 welcomes applications from girls presently in 10th – 12th grade who reside in Bengaluru. Participants must be able to communicate in basic English, be familiar with technology and, most importantly, have a strong desire to learn about a career in gaming and technology. Our participants are curious, driven and ambitious to make the world a better place.
What materials or equipments will I need?
A computer or laptop with audio and video capabilities, headphones (suggested), and internet access are required for the sessions.
Confused about a career?
Unherd offers mentorship classes on diverse potential careers, for 13 to 18 year-olds, based on their current interest, potential and skillsets.