I don’t think hiring more women will necessarily lead to more female gamers if nothing else changes
And I don’t think women know how to make games for girls any better than men do..Read what Brenda Laurel wrote about her time at Purple Moon
This should be a diversity discussion, not a gender one.
But I do think many girls are just as competive as men so that is not a starting point in the debate. Now there may be issues around public and private enjoyment of competition – that seemed to come up in some of my interviews – rather than competition per se.