Last month Women in Games launched its Manifesto, a call to arms for gender equality and equity in video games and esports.

And we have been overwhelmed by the response, with our community sharing the Manifesto far and wide, and the media around the world highlighting our work. Here are just a few of the articles:

Gamesindustry.biz – Women in Games Unveils Manifesto Urging Equality in the Industry

GameDaily.biz – Women in Games Launches Punchy Manifesto

Mobidictum – Women in Games Launches a Manifesto against Toxicity & Harassment

Vigamus Magazine – Women in Games: pubblicato il manifesto

There are many more articles, and we are grateful to organisations such as Ukie and Video Games Europe for sharing the news

We would  like to express our gratitude towards our supporters who enable  us to carry out our work.

These include our Corporate Ambassadors: 10 Chambers, Amazon Web Services, CCP Games, Charlotte Tilbury, Creative Assembly, Dovetail Games, Embracer Group, Firesprite, Guild Esports, Hangar 13, Kwalee, Natural Motion, Outplay Entertainment, Paramount, Reset Nation, Riot Games, Ripstone, Rockstar Games, Rocksteady Studios, Room 8 Group, Sheridans, Sledgehammer Games, Sports Interactive, Star Stable Entertainment, Sumo Group, Team 17, Technicolor Games, Testronic, The Multiplayer Group, TT Games, Ubisoft, Ustwo Games, Video Games Europe, Virtuos, Warner Bros Games and Wizards of the Coast.

Also, our Education Ambassadors: Abertay University, Birmingham City University, Confetti/Nottingham Trent University, Future Works, iGGi, Norwich University of the Arts, Purdue Polytechnic Institute, Staffordshire University, The Coders Guild, University of Central Lancashire, University of East London, University of Nottingham, University of Roehampton and University of Warwick.

And, of course, our Individual Ambassadors – who now total over 1,600 in 75 countries – and the valued support of Keywords Studios which powers our Ambassador Programme.

Women in Games CEO Marie-Claire Isaaman offered: “The Women in Games Manifestois an important statement from us, clearly laying out our intentions and highlighting the big issues facing women and girls in games and esports. Itwill be fully utilised as a framework and focus for our strategic direction and the activities we initiate . We are delighted that the launch of the Manifesto has garnered so much attention, and thank all of our Corporate, Education and Individual Ambassadors, plus our other supporters, for  engaging with us to launch this Manifesto, and for spreading the word about our work around the world.”

If you’ve not yet read the Women in Games Manifesto, you can download it here – https://www.womeningames.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/Wig_Manifesto23_ID1.pdf

And please do get in touch if you’d like to discuss further ways that you can help us to achieve our goals. Email hello@womeningames.org with the subject ‘I want to support the Manifesto goals’