From an early age, all Kat Wong wanted to do was work in video games. But growing up in Hawaii and being a Kānaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian), video game companies and game developers were few and far between across the office space on the islands. “I knew from the fourth-grade video games were where I wanted to be,” said Kat, a Program Manager on Riot’s Localization team. “At the time, when you read all the gaming magazines and the jobs that existed in video games, they all said engineers this and engineers that. It turned out that Bonnie had been invited to a networking event on campus about video games, and as fate would have it, she couldn’t attend.