Basics of Game Development - Free Online Session

Business & Entrepreneurship


Online Live Events


Wednesday, February 23, 2022


6:00 pm


7:15 pm

Beirut/Lebanon Time

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Event details

Basics of Game Development - Free Session by I Have Learned Academy & Saradar Bank. I Have Learned Academy & Saradar Bank launched a series of online sessions to offer the audience 2 free educational talks every month. Please note that registration is free and mandatory. Limited places available.‍

In this session we will discuss:
- what is game development?
- who can be a game developer?
- what are the skills needed for game development
- platforms and languages used primarily for game development
- where and how to get access to free tools to kick start your learning journey in game dev.
- Interesting facts & trends about gaming

About the Speaker

Layal Jebran is a recovering architect and designer, turned Social Tech Entrepreneur, founded her first successful startup by the name of Lyl Big Designs, that connected freelance designers to clients, at the moment advising several young entrepreneurs and early-stage startups while serving as CEO & Co-founder of Moubarmij and on the advisory board of, served as well on the executive board of ISOC Lebanon.
Started PiC, an NGO which was among the final 20 out of 394 global initiatives, at the Hivos Social Innovation Award in the Netherlands in 2014.
Currently, she advises multiple crowdfunding campaigns after two years in Heading the Projects Management Department at Zoomaal and becoming the Crowdfunding Expert in the MENA region and turning ideas from drafts into fully working applications and then advising them on successful campaigns. As well as establishing a consulting career in technology mainly ICT and Cyber Security.
She led Startup Weekend with multiple themes (Startup Weekend Global Editions Competition winner for SW Beirut Environment). Startup Digest Curator Lebanon, Startup Weekend Global Facilitator, Techstars Community Leader for Lebanon. President of the class of 2017 for AMENDS at Stanford and Global Hub Coordinator Lebanon for AMENDS at Stanford.
She recently initiated in December 2017, an online platform that enables entrepreneurs everywhere in the world to connect with mentors for help, free of charge.
Layal also served as a co-founder and helped put into work Cycling Circle and Deghri Messengers. .
She's the girl from Lebanon's tech women entrepreneurs campaign, "Who is Layal?" Chosen as part of the Youth Solutions Report 2017 for organizations shaping the world by the United Nations.
She was selected as a ChangeMaker for the CMX in Dubai by Ashoka for 2017, AMENDS Delegate for 2017 at Oxford University and the TechWomen Program 2017 an Initiative of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Winner of the #Shabab2030 competition by MBC Hope, Dubai January 2018 and chosen for the ICANN61 fellowship in Puerto Rico March 2018. Elected Stanfords' AMENDS class representative of 2017. Layal was recently named one of seven women Who Rule the Web, by the British Council, as part of their Anyone//Anywhere campaign on the Web's 30th birthday.

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