Finally, the long-awaited era of female empowerment is blossoming into a worldwide movement that is allowing free access to new opportunities, new discoveries and a newfound confidence for women across the globe. From powerful leaders such as Oprah Winfrey and Hillary Clinton to leading journalists such as Christiane Amanpour, from movie stars who make a difference such as Angelina Jolie to famous authors like JK Rowling who actively fights social inequality worldwide… a new generation of females fit to lead are demonstrating to the world that anything is possible.
With this in mind, it’s time to shake off the stereotype that some career types are more suited to certain gender roles. Career paths including pilots, engineers and even professional gamers have become increasingly inclusive. The esports industry – a form of competitive gaming that includes multiplayer video game competitions – is an increasingly popular career field with huge potential for career women at any stage of their lives. You don’t have to be a professional gamer to pursue a career in the esports market. The esports industry comprises a career field that has enormous demand for all career types – just have a look at the infographic below from Computer Planet for a growing list of career possibilities. These jobs often offer wonderful incentives including international travel, flexible working hours, impressive salary ranges and, best of all, a global platform for career women who are seeking to demonstrate their confidence and leadership capabilities.