Esports Career Lecture Series: Rebecca Dixon, Co-founder and CEO of the*gameHERs

Join us on Zoom at 6 p.m. CST Thursday, Feb. 17 to hear Rebecca Dixon share the story of her journey to a career in the esports industry.

About Rebecca Dixon

Dixon is an entrepreneur who is passionate about creating businesses that support and amplify women through engaged communities. As co-founder of the*gameHERs, Dixon and her team have created the largest social network, media platform and lifestyle brand for women who game and work in the gaming industry in North America. Of the 2.7 billion gamers in the world — half of whom are women — women are extremely underrepresented in the industry and experience a high level of toxicity. The*gameHERs is dedicated to providing a safe and social space for women gamers with the launch of their matchmaking app. Dixon received her B.S. degree in mathematics from Vanderbilt University and lives in New York City with her husband and three children.

About the NIU Esports Career Lecture Series

Interested in a future career in esports? Or maybe you just want to learn more about the industry? Check out the NIU Esports Career Lecture Series each week from Jan. 25 to March 10 this spring. Join us online and ask questions to several different professionals in the esports landscape. Questions? Email


Dial-In Information

This event is free, but registration is required. You can register once and attend one, some or all lectures in our Spring 2022 Esports Career Lecture Series.

Dial-In Information

Register to attend one, several or all lectures in the series at and your dial-in instructions will be emailed to you.

Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 6:00 PM

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