Paula Angela Escuadra (She/Her) is the founder and co-chair of the International Game Developers Association Climate Special Interest Group (IGDA Climate SIG) and a member of the UN Playing for the Planet Alliance’s Research working group. She currently serves as the Senior Societal Topography UX Research Lead at Google, helping humans and algorithms navigate complex societal issues via game design thinking and community-based participatory research. Previously, she led games research for Stadia Games & Entertainment’s Publishing division. Paula holds a dual MBA/MPA degree from Presidio Graduate School of Sustainable Management.
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