Christiane Schwinge (certified pedagogue) works as a freelance media educator in various educational fields. In 2007 she was one of the founding members of the Initiative Creative Gaming, which aims to promote a creative, reflective and critical use of games. With workshops, exhibitions, continuing training seminars and PLAY - the annual Creative Gaming Festival, the initiative shows how the game can become a toy itself. Since its opening in the summer of 2015, Christiane Schwinge has been a member of the management team of the ComputerSpielSchule Hamburg, an open media educational offering for young people, which is located in the public libraries of Hamburg. She is also active as a freelance lecturer at various post-secondary institutions and coordinates the MINTforum Hamburg.