Tagged With women in esports


Women remain a minority in the esports industry, but they have always been a presence in competitive gaming scenes. Compete's video team interviewed four female esports experts about their successes, their struggles, and their different takes on competitive gaming's gender disparity.


Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, is the first all-women's school to announce a varsity esports program, supported with scholarships. According to ESPN, the program will begin in spring of 2017, and the team will compete in the Tespa Collegiate Series for Overwatch. According to the Stephens College website, Overwatch was "selected because of its diverse and strong female characters".