Bettina Wegenast is the founder and director of PlayBern - Festival for Games & Culture. The festival takes place once a year in Bern and aims to present games in social contexts. At the PlayBern Festival, the thematic fields of "Game Art" (also in connection with analogue arts such as theatre and dance), "Game & Education" and "Accessibility Gaming" come together.
Bettina Wegenast initiated the project "Myosotis-Garden, game development for people in old people's homes" at the FHNW and organises game events in old people's homes herself.
With the "biblioplay" project, Bettina Wegenast brought the TOMMI children's software prize to Switzerland and is part of the expert jury.
Bettina Wegenast also trained as a teacher, founded the comic shop "Comics-Chäller" in Bern and is the author of children's books, plays and radio plays.