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Tuesday, August 1 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Panel - The Women of Overwatch: The Journey of Bringing Strong Female Characters to Life

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Join the voice actresses who play Symestra, Sombra and Mercy from the blockbuster game “Overwatch” as well as Senior Casting Director and Voice Director at Blizzard, Andrea Toyais in a conversation about the process of bringing strong female characters came to life.  Moderated by Nika Nour, Director, Federal Government Affairs, Entertainment Software Association.

Moderators
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Nika Nour

Director, Federal Government Affairs, Entertainment Software Association
Nika Nour is the Director of Federal Government Affairs for the Entertainment Software Association and an Internet Association Alum. As a triathlete and avid Batman fan, she strives to bridge technology policy issues and Capitol Hill. Currently she focuses on pursuing meaningful... Read More →

Speakers
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Anjali Bhimani

Voice of Symmetra in Overwatch, Actress
Anjali Bhimani is known to gaming fans as the voice of Symmetra in Overwatch and Nisha in Fallout 4. On television, fans know her as Nina Patel on Modern Family and Wendy on Cassandra French’s Finishing School, and from appearances on such shows as Silicon Valley, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, The Sopranos, Law... Read More →
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Lucie Pohl

Voice of Mercy in Overwatch, Actress
Lucie Pohl is a German-born-NYC-raised actor, comedian and writer. She is the voice of Mercy on Blizzard's Overwatch and has appeared in Homeland (Showtime), Red Dwarf XI (Amazon), Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (Warner Bros.) and over 25 international Film & TV producti... Read More →
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Carolina Ravassa

Voice of Sombra in Overwatch, Actress
Born in Cali, Colombia, Carolina Ravassa has appeared on The Affair opposite Dominic West and produced, directed, and starred in the Web series Hispanglosaxon. She is known for her voice work in the video games, Overwatch (Sombra), Grand Theft Auto V (Taliana Martinez) and Max Payne III... Read More →
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Andrea Toyias

Senior Casting & Voice Director, Blizzard Entertainment
Andrea Toyias is the Senior Casting & Voice Director at Blizzard Entertainment where she enjoys bringing a wide-range of characters to life in games such as World of WarCraft, Diablo, StarCraft, Hearthstone and most recently, Blizzard's newest exciting title Overwatch. | | Sh... Read More →


Tuesday August 1, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tishman Auditorium

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