The second part of the Most Influential Women list for 2023 features three women who have made significant strides in the gaming industry.
Lina Sennevall, a senior account director at Square in the Air, has been in the gaming industry for over a decade and has seen the changes that have taken place. She acknowledges the importance of diversity and believes that awards recognizing the work of women in the industry are essential in a male-dominated environment.
Cheryl Jones, President of Europe at Odds On Compliance, views her nomination as a testament to the support she’s received in her career. She believes that women should have an equal opportunity to reach leadership positions and has founded Women Leading Women, a group for women in iGaming, sports, and technology.
Brianne Doura-Schawohl, CEO and founder of Doura-Schawohl Consulting LLC, feels honored to be recognized as one of the most influential women in the industry. She attributes her success to the support of her peers and acknowledges the challenges of balancing entrepreneurship with family life. Doura-Schawohl also speaks candidly about the struggle to find confidence and dispel imposter syndrome in a male-dominated industry.
All three women have made significant contributions to the gaming industry and continue to advocate for diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunities for women. Their stories serve as inspiration for aspiring women looking to make their mark in the industry.