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GirlsGame2

Explore a Career in Gaming with Zynga while learning
the skills to make an impact in the community.

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

An after-school program by Zynga and Unherd India to encourage high-school girls about a career in gaming, technology, and innovation.

GirlsGame2

Explore a Career in Gaming with Zynga while learning
the skills to make an impact in the community.

An after-school program by Zynga and Unherd India to encourage high-school girls about a career in gaming, technology, and innovation.

What if she could be the one to crack a code or invent the next game that could impact lives? When we encourage girls to pursue a career in technology, gaming, and innovation – we double the potential to solve real-world problems.

American social game developer, Zynga in association with Unherd India, is launching the ‘GirlsGame2’ initiative to build a pipeline of future women gamers, developers and innovators.

Dates: July 27th to August 20th | Timings: 4 PM to 5:30 PM IST

About GirlsGame2

GirlsGame2 is a one month FREE virtual Mentorship program for underprivileged girls (presently in 11th – 12th grade) in India that are unsure about which career to pursue and have the ambition to make a difference with their lives. Participants learn about United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), meet experienced industry professionals for career mentoring, and get to develop a game idea with Zynga.

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

Introduction

From engineers to artists and animators – meet different teams from Zynga to learn about multiple careers in gaming.

Gaming Idea

Work on a project that matters to you through hands-on, real-world topics where you develop a game idea with mentorship from Zynga volunteers!

Mentoring

Meet inspiring role models from Zynga that spark your interest about the gaming field and equip you with resources to succeed.

Career Guidance

Curious about a career in gaming? Speak 1-on-1 with an experienced professional from Zynga to explore your career options.

The Mentorship Process

Apply online

Fill up the application form

5

Get selected

Based on interest and
interview (if required).

5

Start exploring

A career in gaming and
technology with Zynga.

Meet 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 Francisco 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 teams up with Unherd India for GirlsGame2 to encourage more high-school girls from low-income communities of India to pursue careers in gaming, innovation and technology. Through such virtual mentorships, career guidance and project-based learning, Zynga hopes to build the next generation of women in STEAM careers and strengthen the future of the gaming industry.

Got a question?

When is the GirlsGame2 Mentorship?

GirlsGame2 is an after-school online program scheduled from July 27th, 2021 to August 20th, 2021 from 4 PM to 5:30 PM IST.

How much does it cost?

The program is completely FREE to attend for all selected participants.

Who is eligible to attend?

GirlsGame2 is for 11th-12th grade girls from low-income communities and schools based in India. Participants must be able to communicate in basic English, be familiar with technology and most importantly, have a strong desire to learn. Our past 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 would be required for the sessions. Unherd will provide need-based internet/tech access for participating students.

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.