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    Zoë Quinn

    Game Developer & Activist
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    Zoë Quinn is one of the most critically acclaimed, widely recognized indie developers in the gaming industry. As a result of #GamerGate, she’s also known for her advocacy on behalf of victims of online abuse, which has received support from Presidents Barack Obama and Jimmy Carter and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. She has testified about online abuse at the United Nations, and the issue continues to make headlines, from features in tech publications to national op-eds about online political discourse. Quinn's most famous game, Depression Quest, has been played by more than 2 million people. Prior to #GamerGate, Quinn's work won raves in such outlets as Forbes, Wired, the Wall Street Journal, Kotaku, Paste and GiantBomb. Since August 2014, even more outlets have taken note, including MSNBC, the New Yorker, the New York Times, Vice, Playboy, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and the BBC. Fast Company recently named her the 17th Most Creative Person in Business for her work with Crash Override, and she has appeared on Forbes' “30 under 30” list.

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