Professional video game player: an electrifying career!

Next February, the annual “Girls and science, an electrifying duo!” Event will take place. », Aimed at helping girls in Secondary 2 and 3 discover scientific careers. Participants will be able to learn about video games thanks to Stéphanie Harvey, 26, four-time world champion and designer at Ubisoft.

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Next February, the annual “Girls and science, an electrifying duo!” Event will take place. », Aiming to introduce scientific careers to girls aged 2e and 3e secondary. Participants will be able to learn about video games thanks to Stéphanie Harvey, 26, four-time world champion and designer at Ubisoft.

Stéphanie began to take an interest in video games as a teenager in the hope of attracting the attention of a boy who devoted his life to them, but it was ultimately video games that she fell in love with! This is what we learn in a press release issued for the event Girls and science, an electrifying duo!.

At 26, she became a four-time world champion in video games. She acquired this title during the World Cup of Video Gamesdiscipline Counter-Strike girls, which took place from October 31 to November 4 as part of the Paris Games Week. She is also a columnist at Mr. Net show on MusiquePlus, proof that you can be a girl, be interested in computers, have a rewarding job and have a brilliant career.

She is proof that you can be a girl, be interested in computers, have a meaningful job and have a brilliant career.

It is in order to fight against prejudices that she agreed to create, with a great friend, Sophie Lamont-Cardinal, game designer at Hibernun Creations, an exclusive video game for participants of the next edition of the event Girls and science, an electrifying duo!. “I am in a good position to confirm that we have not finished combating gender prejudices. It's incredible, but we are often insulted, when we play on the Internet, by participants, however young, who affirm, again in 2012, that the place of girls is not in front of a computer but in the kitchen! », Explains Stéphanie Harvey.

The 14e edition of this major thematic day organized by women working in scientific circles to increase female scientific and technological talent, will take place on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS). For more information, visit the website at: www.lesfillesetlessciences.ca

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Audrey Miller
Audrey Millerhttps://ecolebranchee.com
General manager of École branchée, Audrey holds a graduate degree in educational technologies and a bachelor's degree in public communication. Member of the Order of Excellence in Education of Quebec, she is particularly interested in the professional development of teachers, information in the digital age and media education, while actively creating bridges between the actors of the educational ecosystem since 1999. She is involved these days in particular in Edteq Association and as a member of the ACELF Communications Committee. When she has free time, she is passionate about her children, his rabbits, horses, good wine and... Web programming!

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