Microsoft Research External Research and Programs (ER&P) is seeking to sponsor ten female students majoring in computer science with a concentration in serious game development and research, to be selected for the Microsoft Female Academic All-Stars at the 2006 Serious Games Summit D.C.
The selected All-Stars will be invited to convene during lunch, where they will discuss the issues surrounding female game developers and learn about career opportunities in the field. In addition, the All-Stars will be able to attend more than sixty sessions, lectures, and roundtable discussions at SGS D.C. They will learn about key issues affecting the marketplace, get a sneak peek at upcoming serious games, and enjoy the opportunity to network with peers in the serious games community.
The deadline for applications is Sept. 27, 2006.