Project Manager at Dutch Game Garden
Marilla Valente is project manager and educator and researcher at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht School of Games & Interaction. She has combined her background as an Organisational Psychologist (Msc) and certified trainer (Gordon Training International) in the educational and start-up field. Marilla has trained students and companies in Guyana, China, Denmark and the Netherlands. She is the bridge between research, education and the industry, having focused on topics such as behavioural science, innovation and growth in the creative industry, applied games, validation, game jams and teambuilding. Her international background and network provide her unique perspective in the games industry.
Marilla holds a Bsc (Honours) Applied Psychology from the University of Sussex, Uk and a Msc in Organisational Psychology from Utrecht University, NL.