Women in Games Global Awards

The Women in Games Global Awards will honour the inspiring individuals, the outstanding organisations and the companies championing change in the industry. We will all celebrate those which have had a real impact on games and esports, providing opportunities and support for women and marginalised genders in the industry.

The Women In Games Awards will take place online on Saturday 17th September (time TBC).

We would like to thank Creative Assembly, Dovetail Games, Rocksteady and Testronic for supporting the Women in Games Global Awards.

The 2022 categories include:

Favourite Woman Game Protagonist

Best Representation of Women in a Video Game

Community Group making an impact in Diversity – sponsored by Rocksteady

Individual Diversity Advocate

Most Inclusive Esports Initiative

Most Inclusive Video Games Initiative

Amplifier of Diversity in the Industry – Media

Games or Esports Diversity Initiative

Student Achievement – sponsored by Creative Assembly

Games or Esports Educator

Outstanding Corporate Ambassador of the Year – sponsored by Testronic

Outstanding Individual Ambassador of the Year – sponsored by Dovetail Games

Lifetime Achievement Award

If you are interested in sponsoring the awards, please email sponsorship@womeningames.org

Women in Games Satellite Events

Tue 6th Sep @ 00:00 and 1 other date(s)

The Women in Games Festival (September 6th to 17th) will once again play host to a series of Satellite Events hosted by third parties. Would you like to highlight your work and initiatives in diversity and inclusion. This could be Mental health? Sustainability? Education? Safe and competitive play? Or if your focus is on fashion? Health? Culture? Art? Cosplay? Streaming? VR or AI with a purpose we would welcome you. Ultimately, we are open to any suggestions, as long as they tie in with our values of Diversity, Education and Environment.

Women in Games Satellite Event: Tea Talks with Black Shamrock, A Virtuos Studio

Tue 6th Sep @ 10:30

The hybrid onsite and online event aims to bring aspiring game creators and members of the industry together to help improve understanding and accessibility through talks and group discussions. And in particular, it seeks to help young women looking to make their way into a career related to games. Activities include a brunch forum to bring forth women’s perspective of working in the video games industry and encourage dialogue, as well as a CV/portfolio clinic, alongside other social activities to encourage networking. Refreshments are provided!

Women in Games Careers & Networking Expo

Wed 7th Sep @ 08:00

The Women in Games Careers & Networking Expo will once again provide a unique opportunity for anyone to gain valuable insights into the many career options and pathways available in games and esports – and, importantly, put you in touch with studios and organisations who are currently hiring. This full day of talks and networking – which is sponsored by Rocksteady - is unmissable, whether you are planning your first steps in games and esports, or looking to take your career further forward.

Creative Leadership Labs

Mon 12th Sep @ 09:30 and 1 other date(s)

Women in Games is collaborating with University of Nottingham to deliver a pilot two-day intensive online Creative Leadership Lab. This event is fully Booked. It is part of an ongoing series and further opportunities will be available in the future, sign up to our newsletter to receive information.