“Especially at conventions where there are consumers, I'm still considered the girlfriend. As much as I love educating people and saying 'no, I'm actually the producer', it's not my job to do that – and it really frustrates me.”
Lisy Kane is a Melbourne-based video games producer. She has worked on internationally released titles Armello, Hand of Fate (both 2015) and Push Me Pull You (2016).
During her career Lisy has progressed from associate producer to producer on Armello, overseeing its international release across multiple platforms.
In 2014 Lisy co-founded Girl Geek Academy, a start-up aimed at increasing the number of women working in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).
Lisy successfully planned and produced sell-out events including SheHacks 2015 (Australia’s first all-female hackathon) and SheMakes_Games 2015 (Australia’s first all-female game-making day).
In 2017, Lisy was listed as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in the games category.
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