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Women in Games host University Diversity in Gaming/Esports Conference – 8 October

Why a conference on diversity? Gaming is for everyone but competitive gaming is very male dominated. Women in Games want to encourage University Esports and Gaming clubs and societies to be more inclusive, welcoming more women and non-binary students, and is hosting this online event to discuss thoughts and recommendations from invited speakers. Register […]

WIGJ supports invitational Overwatch tournament – Cat Collective Community Cup 12-13 September

Women in Games is supporting its first esports event for women and non-binary Overwatch players from established community groups on 12-13 September. Working with the established, professional tournament organisers, Monkey Bubble, the second day of this event will be streamed through the Women in Games Twitch account at https://www.twitch.tv/wigj starting at 1.00 pm CEST/ 2.00 […]

Women in Games extends its Ambassador Programme into Esports with another 24 in month.

Women in Games is pleased to announce the appointment of a further 24 Ambassadors bringing the total to 291 in 37 different countries. Over 30 of new Ambassadors in the last 3 months work in the esports sector and we expect this to grow substantially. 70% of new Ambassadors are from outside the UK. We […]

Women in Games WIGJ celebrates the winners of our inaugural esports awards

Marie-Claire and Lisa Brightman

Marie-Claire and Cordelia Chui

Congratulations to Lisa Blackman, James Banks, Riot Gaming UK and Cordelia ‘Scarakye’ Chui, the winners of our inaugural Women in Games UK Esports Awards.

These new awards have been introduced to recognise prominent and talented women in esports and also allies who understand the diversity […]

Women in Games groups call for more focus on the female demographic in Paper on Esports.

Women in Games is pleased to publish a Discussion Paper to summarise and address the under-representation of women in all aspects of esports. Working closely with women in games groups in France, Germany and Italy, this Paper was drafted at the inaugural Global Esports Forum organised by Intel and ESL in Katowice on 1st March […]