Leena van Deventer is an award-winning writer, game developer, and teacher from Melbourne. She has taught interactive storytelling at both Swinburne and RMIT Universities. In 2016 she published her first book, Game Changers: From Minecraft to Misogyny, the fight for the future of videogames with Dr Dan Golding for Affirm Press. Leena is the Director of WiDGET, a grassroots not-for-profit feminist organisation aimed at supporting game developers who identify as women. In 2015 she was awarded the inaugural “Pioneer Award” at the MCV Pacific Women in Games Awards presented by Xbox for her work for women in games.