Women in Games Awards: How to vote, all votable nominees, ceremony to be broadcast on GINX Esports TV

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UK-based non-profit organisation Women in Games announced today that its Women in Games Awards will be broadcast live on GINX Esports TV — on Sky TV channel 433 as well as online.

The award show will take place on Saturday September 18th at 7pm BST. It will be the final event of the Women in Games Global Festival, which will take place from September 6th to 18th.

Women in Games will present 20 different awards — 12 of which the public can vote on (continue reading for how to vote, and to see the nominees for those 12 awards).

GINX Esports is also joining the Women in Esports Corporate Partnership programme, ‘further demonstrating the company’s commitment to championing diversity in gaming and esports’, according to a Women in Games release.

Marie-Claire Isaaman, CEO of Women in Games, commented: “GINX Esports TV is the latest in a growing number of organisations joining the Women In Games Corporate Ambassadorship Programme, demonstrating their commitment to putting diversity and inclusion front and centre of their business.

“We are excited to work with them on broadcasting the Women in Games Global Awards Ceremony to our largest audience ever, celebrating games and gaming talent from right across the world.”

There are 12 awards that the public can vote on. Here is each of those awards and its nominees (readers can vote here):

Women in Games Awards: All awards that can be voted on (and nominees)

Women in Games Hall of Fame Awards

  • Anna Lisa Martin-Niedecken
  • Cami Smith
  • Diksha Shukla
  • Gina Nelson
  • Heather Garozzo
  • Julia Hiltscher
  • Kate Edwards
  • Liz Mercuri
  • Sarah Spiers
  • Stephanie Barish
  • Stevie Ward
  • Tara Mustapha

Favourite Female Gaming Protagonist of the Year

  • Alba – Alba: A Wildlife Adventure
  • Lou Steiner – Hardspace: Shipbreaker
  • Mo – Minute of Islands
  • Sleeping Beauty – Evermerge
  • Sunny Tong – Road to Guangdong

Most Influential Esports Campaigner or Entrepreneur

  • Dhayana Sena
  • Heather Garozzo
  • Kristin Banse
  • Rachell Hofstetter
  • Sabine Saeidy-Nory
  • Stephanie Harvey

Most Influential Esports Host

  • Britanni Johnson
  • Frankie Ward
  • Indiana ‘Froskurinn’ Black
  • Jorien ‘Sheever’ van der Heijden
  • Laure Valee
  • Miss Harvey

Most Influential Esports Shoutcaster or Analyst

  • Emily Donaldson
  • Indiana ‘Froskurinn’ Black
  • Jess ‘jessGOAT’ Bolden
  • Lauren ‘Pansy’ Scott
  • Jennifer ‘LemonKiwi’ Pichette

Most Influential Esports Twitch Streamer

  • Aerial Powers
  • Emilie ‘Emzia’ Helgesen
  • Francine ‘FRAN’ Vo
  • Stephanie ‘Imfamousx1x’ Austin
  • LuluLuvely
  • Starsmitten

Most Influential Esports Writer or Journalist

  • Ashley Kang
  • Cristy ‘Pandoradota2’ Ramadani
  • Gillian ‘Kendryx’ Linscott
  • Laure Valee
  • Melek Balgun
  • Monica Miller

Most Influential Gaming Community Group or Network

  • BrownGirlGamerCode
  • Code Coven
  • Dota Valkyries
  • Full Sail University Esports
  • Melanin Gamers from Alexandra Ashalley-Anthony
  • The*gameHERs

Most Influential Gaming Community Manager

  • Abby Reynolds
  • Anisah ‘geomancy’ Munim
  • Annette Escalente
  • Carolina Moraes
  • Kelli Dunlap
  • Lauren Moses

Most Valuable Esports Player

  • Jennifer ‘AMELITHA’ Gomes
  • Charlie Martin
  • Cosmic
  • Emily Rose Worrall
  • Emmalee ‘EMUHLEET’ Garrido
  • Stephanie Fillers

Favourite All-Women or Co-Ed Esports League or Tournament

  • eFuse – Women of the eRena
  • Female Esports League FSL
  • NUEL League of Legends Tournament
  • Queens’ League
  • Verizon VCT Game Changers (presented by Dignitas)
  • Female Legends – Women’s Esports League

Most Inclusive Esports Initiative – Project or Structure

  • ‘Wesports: Women in Esports’ by GGWP Foundation and BNR
  • Brown Girl Gamer Code
  • Melanin Gamers
  • Queer Women of Esports
  • Race Me: Athletes and Gamers for Diversity & Inclusion
  • Sarail Puyol – Esportsspartana

Women in Games — based primarily in the UK — was founded in 2009 to support and encourage women and girls in gaming. GINX Esports TV is a multimedia company with a dedicated esports television channel in the UK.

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