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Women in Games Awards Winners

Bestwick, Twist, Reddy, Laird, Payne and Stanley take first ever prizes

The inaugural Women in Games Awards have been announced, with the first five prizes going to some of the UK's hardest working stars. Alongside the five main prizes, the event honoured the top 30 women working in the UK's gaming world.

Prize winners were:

  • Businesswoman of the Year: Debbie Bestwick, CEO, Team17
  • Creative Impact: Siobhan Reddy, Co-Founder, Media Molecule
  • Unsung Hero: Tanya Laird, Director, Digital Jam
  • Campaigner: Kirsty Payne, VP, SpecialEffect
  • Outstanding Contribution: Dr Jo Twist, CEO, Ukie

The event was hosted by MCV and the Women in Games Jobs organisation.