#14 Joy Ajayi
#12 Kirsten Lee Naidoo
Introducing Joy Ajayi, a gameplay programmer from Lagos, Nigeria. Joy is not just dedicated to a career in the realm of game development, but she is also the first Women in Games WIGJ Ambassador from Nigeria and Africa. Joy is looking forward to growing the community of Women in Games in Nigeria and around Africa. Joy was one of the active women behind Africacomicade as well. Get to know Joy and her thoughts on what we can do to achieve more gender balance in the industry.
#10 Estelle Makhoba
Kirsten Lee Naidoo is a South African game developer with an array of fun jam games under her belt and a passion for her local game development community. Get to know how her journey in game development began and what inspired her to get involved in projects such as A MAZE. Johannesburg and the Enter Africa initiative by the Goethe-Institut.
#9 Sunny Dube
Estelle is a soulful South African game developer who makes games inspired by emotion and art. She spends her days as a network engineer and her nights sharpening her craft as an indie developer. Get to know about her journey in game development so far and what she’s working on right now.
#5 Cresentia Moyo
Meet Sunny – a South African super geek who was inspired by both local and international games to study game design. Read about her experience with games and her thoughts on game development here.
#4 Véronique Elinoro RAJAONAH
Cresentia is a 21-year-old lady from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe studying a Bachelor of Science degree in Informatics. While she works towards her degree, she enjoys exploring her interests in machine learning, game development, and web development. Her love of cartoons inspire her creative interests and during Global Game Jam Bulawayo she contributed to not one, but […]
#3 Adefoyeke Ajao
Véronique is an illustrator and concept artist from Antananarivo, Madagascar. She is also a regular jammer and worked on Hafa during Global Game Jam 2020. What kind of games do you like to play? I haven’t played games for a while due to studying at home so I think I’m more of a casual player. […]
Adefoyeke is a culture journalist from Lagos, Nigeria who is passionate about local storytelling. She put her talents to work during Global Game Jam 2020 by creating the story for Yaba’s Quest and incorporating her team’s ideas into the game. Prior to this, Adefoyeke had developed a narrative and quests for Enter Africa Lagos’ location-based […]