UK esports winners nominated for 2021 * gameHERs Awards

The full list of * gameHERs award winners has been revealed – and a range of UK esports talent are among them.

The * gameHERs is an online platform that aims to support and empower female gamers, and the 2021 ceremony was its second annual awards ceremony to honor and celebrate women in the gaming industry.

Among the UK winners were Shoubna Naika-Taylor, aka Queenbeesenpai, Creative and Digital Program Manager at Coventry College, who won the Best Educator Award in the Rising Star category, and Ellis Celia (aka Ellibear), a sports student. from Staffordshire University, won the Rising Star Award – Best Intern.

London-based Black Girl Gamers received the Stream Team of the Year award, while BreadWitchery, winner of the Best Community Manager – Indie award in the Marketing category, is also based in London. The winner of the Best Esports Creative ThatGingerGrl also works in London, as well as California.

The full list of winners can be found at the bottom of this article.

Earlier this year, nominations were opened for 36 individual awards in six categories, including esports, game development, content creation, charity, marketing and rising college stars. Hundreds of people and brands have been nominated.

Those with the most votes were announced at the awards ceremony a few days ago, which was broadcast live on the Twitch * gameHERs channel.

Some of the nominated UK talents included Guild Esports’ Gee Nelly (Best Charity Streamer of the Year), GGRecon’s Kateyrecon (Best Facebook Content Creator of the Year), Meg Kay (Megito, Best Journalist of the Year) and Bryony from British Esports. Hope Green (also the Journalist’s Award).

Yinsu Collins and Jasmine ‘Veracity’ Kanuga were nominated in the Best Camera Talent category, while Kaeyidream and Ellibear were shortlisted for Best Social Media of the Year.

GGRecon Editor-in-Chief Mel Ramsay was nominated for Best Educator in the Rising Star category, and UK charity Safe In Our World was nominated for Most Charitable Gaming Organization.

The British Esports Association was also nominated in the Lawyer of the Year and Most Inclusive Organization categories. Rix.GG was also nominated for the latter, along with The Goose House and Vulpine Esports.

“We are thrilled to launch the second year of our award series to celebrate the incredible achievements of all women in the game,” said Heather Ouida, co-founder of the * gameHERs.

“This year, we’re collaborating with influential women and forward-thinking sponsors to continue to generate interest and create an inclusive community for players. As our platform continues to grow, our goal is to amplify women’s voices by providing a safe space to be themselves.

“We strive to educate and connect women through our impactful events such as awards and more. “

The full list of award finalists can be found on the * gameHERs website, the full list of * gameHERs Award nominees can be found here and the winners below.

Here is the full list of gameHERs 2021 * award categories and winners:

Esports

  • PrizePicks Best Team of the Year – 100 Thieves
  • Version1 V1sionaries Best Player of the Year – Liquid Slysssa
  • Most Inclusive Organization – Queer Women of Esports
  • Best On Camera Talent – Jess ‘JessGOAT’ Bolden
  • iFolio Best Esports Creative – ThatGingerGrl
  • Best Team Brand Ambassador – KrystalogyTV

Game development

  • Most Inclusive Studio of the Year – Respawn Entertainment
  • Outstanding Freelance Developer – Megan Fox
  • Outstanding Triple A Developer – Jazmine Dudley
  • Most Inclusive Game of the Year – Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Narrative Designer of the Year – TheSugarVenom
  • Sound Designer of the Year – Sassy_Composer
  • Artist of the Year – Decknine_Cara
  • Game Designer of the Year – Cypheroftyr

Content creation

  • Best Facebook Content Creator of the Year – TacticalGramma
  • Best Cosplayer of the Year – Ginny Di
  • Best Twitch Streamer of the Year – FaZe Kalei
  • Best Broadcast Team of the Year – Black Girl Gamers
  • Best Journalist of the Year – AmyChenOfficial
  • Best Creative Streamer of the Year – YellowSpoonGirl
  • Best TTRPG Campaign of the Year – Misfits and Magic (Dimension 20)

Charity

  • Best Charity Streamer of the Year – Kaelena
  • Most Charitable Gaming Organization – LatinosInGaming
  • Best Charity Reader – _TiffanyWitcher
  • Charity of the Year – AbleGamers
  • Lawyer of the Year – Aychristene

Marketing

  • Best Community Manager – Triple A – GinalBruno
  • Best Community Manager – Freelance – BreadWitchery
  • Top Community Activation – xMissesLuciferx
  • Best Social Media of the Year – WatchGirlsPlay

Rising stars – College

  • Rising Star – Streamer – SweetTails
  • Rising Star – Collegiate Organization – Cal Women in Gaming
  • Rising Star – Up & Coming Pro Player – iSmixie
  • Rising Star – Rising Leader – Cechorba
  • Rising Star – Best Educator – QueenBeeSenpai
  • Rising Star – Best Intern – Ellibear
  • Rising Star – Best Social Media – Calliope Games

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