Riot Games, the renowned studio behind League of Legends, VALORANT and more, has signed up as the newest Women in Games Corporate Ambassador.
Riot Games – which is headquartered in Los Angeles, with esports, operations and publishing offices in Europe – has already made a significant commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, having pledged to publish an annual D&I report. Its latest statement revealed that 29 per cent of Riot Games’ executive team are women and 22 per cent are from under-represented groups.
Angela Roseboro, Chief Diversity Officer of Riot Games, said: “At Riot, we believe that the future will be a place where women will say they are not the ‘only’ but one of the ‘many’ who have a seat at the table to make this industry diverse and inclusive. We are humbled to be part of Women in Games as a Corporate Ambassador to champion diverse perspectives that cultivate authentic in-game storytelling and provide resources that open doors to greater opportunities for gaming and esports professionals. I firmly believe one day we will truly change the face of gaming across the industry.”
Marie-Claire Isaaman, CEO of Women in Games added: “Riot Games are giants in games and esports, and have made hugely impressive strides forward in equality, diversity and inclusion, as a studio. We welcome the commitment of the European team to taking that progressive-thinking strategy forward by joining us a Women in Games Corporate Ambassadors.”
To find out more about becoming a Women in Games Corporate Ambassador, email firstname.lastname@example.org