Brenda Bailey Gershkovitch is the CEO of Silicon Sisters Interactive, a female focused studio building top quality games for women and girls. Launched in May 2010, the studio has successfully introduced a tween series called School26 to iO/S, Android, PC and Mac. The studio is currently working on a Romance series of Casual Games called “Everlove”.
Bailey Gershkovitch frequently speaks at Conferences on a wide range of issues including: women in games, change management, and emerging video game markets. She is a founder of Women in Games Vancouver, a past board member of the Canadian Video Game Awards and Advisory Board member of GDC Canada, and an active member of “GameChangeHERS” a group of women gaming executives bringing change to the industry.
The orginal name of Steig Larson's novel Girl with the Dragon tattoo was Men who hate women. If you ever needed proof that they walk among us, just spend a little time in the video game industry, or playing games online, as a woman.