Jobs platform Hitmarker has partnered with 1,000 Dreams Fund (1DF) with the aim of helping more women pursue a career in the gaming and esports industry.
1,000 Dreams Fund is a not-for-profit organization focused on supporting women in the United States of America. 1DF is providing access to critical funding, resources, and meaningful mentor relationships in order to achieve its mission of providing 1,000 talented women in the USA with scholarship funding.
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1DF runs a unique gaming and esports fellowship program dubbed “BroadcastHER Academy,” which aims to support “high potential” women in their pursuit of broadcasting careers in the industry. The non-profit, which launched BroadcastHER with the support of Allied Esports and HyperX, describes Hitmarker as a “natural partner” for the initiative.
Richard Huggan, Managing Director of Hitmarker, noted evidence that suggested the partnership would bring welcome change: “Females are currently underrepresented in the gaming and esports industry.
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