by Megan Sanchez – KRCG-TV

“I’m coming over to you. I’ll give you a boost.”

Phrases like these, as well as the sounds of rapid mouse clicking and keyboard strokes can be heard all throughout the Game Hut at Columbia College. It’s usually where the talented Columbia College eSports team practices, but this week, it’s filled with aspiring girls who want to make an impact on the future of the billion dollar industry.

Girls Who Game is an organization where girls interested in learning more about competitive eSports or gaming design can come together to learn. The organization is original to Columbia College, though several others like it exist.

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