Games for Change and Half the Sky games on Kenya's NTV

Right on the heels of our latest Half the Sky games update, comes another straight from Kenya. Through the financial support of CBA WorldView, our team (together with a game designer and a film crew) had the opportunity to travel to East Africa, and test the Half the Sky mobile games.  This is part of CBA… Read more »

Marco Williams is using his film and games to cross new borders

This is the first in a two part series detailing our work with recipients of the Tribeca Film Institute’s “Games for Change Fellowship”. —  Last year, Games for Change partnered with the Tribeca Film Institute and their All Access Alumni program for filmmakers. Joining a host of other grant and mentorship opportunities for filmmakers was… Read more »

Zynga to Lend Talent to “Half the Sky” Game Team

Exciting new Social Action Game based on the book by Pulitzer-Prize Winning authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn Production has begun on a Facebook social action game based on Half the Sky, the bestselling book by Pulitzer Prize-winner writers Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.  Social games leader Zynga announced that it will contribute “significant staff time”… Read more »

Welcome the new Games for Change Board Members!

(Above: Caryn Effron, Jane McGonigal, Ava Zydor, and Brooks Tanner) Games for Change (G4C), the leading global advocate for supporting and making games for social good, has welcomed four new members to its board of directors – Caryn Effron, Jane McGonigal, Brooks Tanner and Ava Zydor – it was announced June 19, 2012 by Asi… Read more »

Games for Change Awards culminate 9th Annual Games for Change Festival in NYC

(Above: Games for Change Award jury members Edwin Schlossberg and Lucy Bradshaw joined by Greg Trefry on the far right, and 2x Games for Change Award winners Chris Bell and Jim Monroe.) The winners of the Games for Change Awards were announced during a ceremony held at NYU Skirball Center on June 20, 2012.  The event culminated the… Read more »