British Esports’ Women in Esports initiative and Content Manager, Bryony-Hope Green, nominated in four categories at The*GameHERs awards this November.
Sunderland, UK, Tuesday 13th September, 2022 – British Esports, the national body set up to support grassroots esports in the UK, is delighted to announce its Women in Esports initiative has been nominated in the ‘Aspiring Ally Organisation’ category, at the forthcoming The*GameHERs awards, in recognition of prioritising diversity and inclusivity.
Further to this, Content Manager and Women in Esports Committee member, Bryony-Hope Green, has been personally recognised for her outstanding contribution to journalism and education in esports, with nominations in three categories, including;
- Journalist of the Year
- Cosplayer of the Year
- Generation Esports Top Educator
Voting is now open and available at: https://gamehers.awardsplatform.com. The community stage of voting closes on the 24th September 2022.
First established in 2019 by British Esports, as part of a wider strategy to develop more focus on inclusivity and diversity within the esports industry , the Women in Esports initiative is designed to prioritise more representation in esports from women and marginalised genders.
ThegameHERs Awards, dedicated to recognizing and honoring exceptional women and/or femme identifying persons across the spectra of gender identity and expression in all aspects of gaming, honors those who make games as well as those who take part in all the creative and technical outlets that surround gaming. The*GameHERs Awards are scheduled to take place in November, 2022 and will be live-streamed via The*GameHERs Twitch channel.
“I am truly honoured and delighted to be recognised for my efforts to encourage more diversity and inclusivity in all areas of the esports industry,” said Bryony-Hope Green, British Esports Content Manager. “A large part of my role at British Esports is focused around delivering educational content covering the vast spectrum of roles and individuals in esports, and being in a position to have an impact feels incredibly rewarding.”
“Our Women in Esports initiative is built around several key pillars, one of which has a clear focus on building a welcoming, safe and supporting community.” said Billie Purdie, Women in Esports Manager, British Esports. “To be nominated for Aspiring Ally is extremely humbling. Being an ally is a constant process of listening and engaging, and I feel the hard work to support our community that the wider team put in, exemplifies that.”
British Esports and Women in Esports would like to congratulate all the other nominees in The*GameHERs awards’ as well as thanking the wider esports community for its continued support.
For more information on the Women in Esports initiative, please visit https://bit.ly/3KKl2ii.
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Adam McGowan | Marketing Director | British Esports | Email: [email protected]
About British Esports
British Esports is a not-for-profit organisation established in 2016 to support and promote esports in the UK. As a national body, its aims are to foster future British talent, increase the awareness of esports and provide expertise and advice. It’s focused on the grassroots level of esports and is not a governing body. The Federation helps educate the masses – including parents, teachers, media and government – around what esports is and what its benefits are. Its three goals are to promote, improve and inspire. For more information and all the latest news, visit www.britishesports.org or follow British Esports on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitch, YouTube, TikTok.