Categories cover games, esports, education and much more – free to enter!


Don’t miss out on the opportunity to nominate a colleague, friend, peer – or yourself – for a Women in Games Global Award. You have until Sunday July 11th to get involved!
The awards are open to all women who are working in the global games industry, participating in competitive gaming and esports, are involved in education or are students. In short, there’s a category for any woman involved in games and esports around the world.
There are also awards for gender diversity initiatives and organisations; games developed by a woman or female team; and top female gaming protagonist.
It’s FREE to enter. Simply register and submit your entry here. The full list of categories are:-
Video Games Awards

  • Favourite Female Gaming Protagonist of the Year
  • Favourite Game developed by a woman or female team
  • Video Games Advocacy Awards - recognising games organisations advocating for change
  • Video Games Gender Diversity Initiative of the Year
Women in Games Community Awards
  • Outstanding WIG Corporate Ambassador of the Year
  • Outstanding WIG Individual Ambassador of the Year
  • Outstanding WIG Twitch Streamer of the Year
Women in Games Education Awards
  • University or College Games or Esports Diversity Initiative
  • University or College Student Achievement or Portfolio Awards
Women in Games Lifetime Achievement Awards
  • Hall of Fame Awards - recognising individuals
Gaming and Esports Awards - Industry
  • Most Influential Esports Campaigner or Entrepreneur
  • Most Influential Esports Host
  • Most Influential Esports Shoutcaster or Analyst
  • Most Influential Esports Twitch Streamer
  • Most Influential Esports Writer or Journalist
  • Most Influential Gaming Community Group or Network
  • Most Influential Gaming Community Manager
  • Most Valuable Esports Player
Gaming and Esports Awards - Innovation
  • Favourite All-Women or Co-Ed Esports League or Tournament
  • Most Inclusive Esports Initiative - Project or Structure

FAQ’s can be found here:
Marie-Claire Isaaman, CEO of Women in Games, commented: “Our goal this year was to widen the number of categories within the  Women in Games Global Awards to ensure that we can fully celebrate women across all sectors of games, esports and education, from around the world.
“Make sure you nominate the brilliant women you know and/or work with –  and nominate yourself! This is a true celebration of the talented, hardworking and inspiring women from around the world – join us!”