HyperX, a gaming accessories brand owned by HP, recently announced the company has teamed up with 1,000 Dreams Fund‘s BroadcastHER Academy to support women in esports. The two organizations will be teaming up to host a Women in Gaming Breakfast event later this month.
“The ecosystem of gaming is just massive,” said Alex Cho, the president of HP Personal Systems. “You also have a lot of new types of gamers coming in and the types of games that they’re playing are changing. Gaming is far more social. It’s intersecting with the world of important, and so gaming is very important to us. It’s a secular growth area.”
As part of the deal, HyperX will support the latest class of ten women who were selected for the 2021 Academy Fellowship Program. The goal of this program to increase access and representation for women in the gaming industry.
The Women in Gaming Breakfast is scheduled to take place on April 28th and 29th. The event will coincide with Venture Beat‘s “GameBeats Summit 2021” which is scheduled to take place on the same days.
(All information was provided by Venture Beat)