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Global Gaming Women Launches Online Mentoring

Global Gaming Women (GGW) last month announced the official launch of Global Gaming Network (GGN)—a first-of-its-kind online mentoring network designed to connect women professionals in the international gaming industry. This latest resource provided by GGW can be accessed at It was developed in conjunction with SHFL entertainment, Inc., a leading manufacturer in the gaming industry.

“On behalf of the GGW board, we are extremely excited to announce the launch of Global Gaming Network,” said Patti Hart, GGW co-chair and CEO of International Game Technology. “Now all women in our industry—regardless of where in the world they live or work—can enhance their careers through an innovative use of technology that will connect them to other professionals.”

GGN allows women from all levels of the gaming entertainment industry to identify and connect with potential mentors to share their advice, experience and best practices. From up-and-coming gaming professionals to seasoned executives, GGN members can create a personal profile and individualize their search criteria—much like popular online dating websites—to connect with potential “mentor matches” from throughout the international gaming entertainment