Tune In: Girl gamers on the rise

The traditionally all-male world of video game creation has experienced an influx of female talent over the past decade.

The Guildhall at SMU sees this trend up close: The January 2010 entering class for its video game development programs is nearly 20 percent female, as compared to the industry’s current employment pool of 4 to 6 percent women.

“It’s very exciting to see more women in gaming,” says Peter Raad, The Guildhall’s founder and executive director, who was interviewed for a segment broadcast on Dallas’ CW33 News April 29, 2010. Click the video screen to watch the entire piece. video