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Susanna Pollack

Games For Change
Susanna Pollack is the President of Games for Change.  With a background in media and entertainment, she now leads the nationally recognized organization and produces the annual Games for Change Festival, the largest gaming event in NYC as well as the Games and Media Summit in partnership with the Tribeca Film Festival. Susanna also works closely with organizations that are actively pursuing digital games to further their public or CSR mission. For clients, including American Express Foundation, United Nations, Carnegie Foundation, Ad Council, and McKinsey Social, she has initiated dozens of programs to advance the games for good sector.

With a commitment to Learning and Education, Susanna also developed the G4C Student Challenge with the NYC Department of Education. The NYC pilot attracted world-class partners including the New York Times, NYC Mayors Office, ACLU, X Prize, Susan Crown Exchange and Unity Technologies to bring a civically minded games design challenge to middle and high school students across the city. The program is now scaled nationally in five cities.