The third year has definitely been a charm for our JBL Quantum Grant — not that our first two years weren’t absolutely incredible, too.
We are so honored to partner with JBL on this program that helps amplify the voices of women in esports while jump-starting their careers!
And the results are in! It’s time to reveal the results of our five-week JBL Quantum Grant Challenge and announce our grant winners and changemakers!
As a quick reminder, our 25 winners receive a game-changing prize package, including:
- $1,500 grant
- A JBL Quantum gaming headset for the ultimate competitive advantage
Now, let’s meet our 25 winners of the 2023 JBL Quantum Grant!
Each one of these women has such a unique story and dream, and we are thrilled for you to meet them:
- bluerosetori – I want to be the best esports photographer that I can be!
- Elyunni – My goal in gaming is to enhance my ability to join either the esports industry or content creation.
- Evensya – I would love to create a space for horror gaming girlies to help push us to the forefront of that gaming category.
- goodmornindreamer – My goal is to bring representation for the limb difference and disabled community.
- hadeanhaiii – My dream is to elevate women in the competitive gaming space and break barriers that currently hold women back.
- HeyDaneisha – I would love to work as a social media manager or creator for a game developer or publisher.
- Itskadylol – My goal is to win a streaming award and to be in front of a camera
- jhannaa – My career goal is to make content that inspires women to pursue competitive gaming.
- kathryntimeri – My career goal is to be the director for TFT World Championship.
- Kylaveen – I want to be on a VALORANT team one day as well as become an EA partner as a Sims 4 creator!
- lorielamont9 – My career goal is to be a well-rounded concept artist in a AAA studio and inspire other Black creators to pursue a career in gaming.
- LucielVirus – I want to invest more into my current role at a tournament organization.
- luna_cold182 – I want to be a tournament organizer and recognized esports player who can go to events and also be an example for others to follow.
- makaylynn – I want to bring joy, laughter, and a sense of community to my audience.
- megabytemegan – My career goal in the gaming industry is to become a video game writer.
- melahdeedah – I want to be a full-time content creator and gain knowledge in the gaming and technology industry.
- SheIsBoogie – My goal is to be a better coach and competitor in Apex to perform in the ALGS.
- Sunjxya – I want to be part of event management within esports.
- taiguurr – I want to gain more experience in hosting and organizing Apex Legends tournaments.
- tamaraluvss – I want to make a mark as a Black woman in gaming.
- tha_beez_knees – My dream goal is to become a game programmer or gameplay engineer!
- unswan – My dream is to play professionally.
- xmooncutiex – I want to be a partnered Twitch streamer and a broadcaster/host for esports tournaments.
- xocheergurlox – My goal is to normalize women in gaming.
- ZuriSparks – My career goal in gaming is to become a professional content creator and eventually host panels at major gaming conventions and events.
We want to thank everyone who applied to our JBL Quantum Grant Challenge. We were truly awed by all of your dreams and wish you continued success.
And a huge congrats again to our winners! We can’t wait to see where you go with your inspiring dreams in gaming and esports!