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|Session Name:||Growing the Participation of Women in eSports|
|Speaker(s):||Lil Chen, Kim Phan, Heather SapphiRe Mumm, Rachel Seltzer Quirico|
|Company Name(s):||TED, Blizzard Entertainment, ESEA.net, Cyber Solutions Agency|
|Track / Format:||eSports Summit|
|Overview:||Why aren't there more women in eSports, and what can we do to change that? Super Smash Bros. former competitor and active community member Lil Chen (TED, The New Meta) leads Kim Phan (Blizzard), Rachel "Seltzer" Quirico (Frag Dolls), and Heather "sapphiRe" Mumm (ESEA.net) in a panel discussion sharing their experiences as women professionals in eSports, enumerating the challenges women face in the industry, and exploring tactics for encouraging women to engage in eSports as fans, players, and professionals.|