The 10 most powerful women in gaming

Video games are gaining popularity with women, and these 10 women are gaining power in the gaming industry.

Kate Edwards

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  • Title: Executive Director
  • Company: International Game Developers Association

The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) is one of the leading global entities that unites game makers from every region through localized, national and global activities. Kate Edwards has spent 16 years in the game development industry, serving as Microsoft's geopolitical strategist from 1992 through 2005. She used her knowledge of the global games industry to identify geopolitical and cultural risks and opportunities for game franchises like Halo, Age of Empires, Fable, and Dance Central. She co-organized the Game Developer Conference's Localization Summit.

  @FortuneMagazine - Last updated October 24 2013 09:11 AM ET
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