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Suzanne Seggerman

Games for Change
Suzanne Seggerman is an award-winning non-profit leader and environmental activist, with a long career dedicated to helping people and causes across a variety of media and platforms. Currently living and working in Boston as a Climate Ready Boston Leader, Suzanne’s most recent focus is addressing the critical need for composting.  Before her work as an environmentalist, Suzanne co-founded and lead New York City’s most cherished game event, the Games for Change Festival. Featured in various national and international press, Suzanne became a voice for a new movement, forging partnerships and launching projects with Microsoft, AMD, and the Obama White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy, among many others.  She is also the co-founder of PETLab (Prototyping, Evaluating, Teaching, Learning), a public interest design and research lab for interactive media at the New School, launched with the support of mTV and the MacArthur Foundation.  In 2015, Suzanne was honored with an award at the Game Developers Conference by the Higher Education Video Game Alliance - the organization of scholars dedicated to the research and study of video games.  Previously, Suzanne was a director at digital media think tank, Web Lab, and was production manager for the Ken Burns/ Stephen Ives PBS series, “The West.”