GiveMeSport’s Head of Women’s Sport Joins Elite Group of Global Sports Leaders
TORONTO, October 16, 2019. Bragg Gaming Group (TSXV:BRAG, OTC:BRGGF) announced today that GiveMeSport Head of Women’s Sport, Benny Bonsu, was honoured with an award recognizing achievement in the world of global sport. Benny was presented with the Leaders Under 40 Award, Class of 2019 at a ceremony held in London on October 9, 2019.
Now in its fifth year, the award recognizes achievement in the sports world. The Class is elected from a global pool of entrants and judged by a panel of over 100 esteemed sports industry experts.
The award recognized Ms. Bonsu’s many contributions to the global world of sport, and her passionate advocacy for professional and youth development in sport.
“Benny’s dedication to sport in all forms is unparalleled, and she has been a passionate advocate for youth development in sport for many years,” said Rick Waterlow, Managing Director of GiveMeSport. “Her leadership in global sport has long been well-known in the industry, and we’re delighted that she has now received this formal recognition.”
“Having a leader of this calibre has also been instrumental in the rapid growth of GiveMeSport Women,” continued Mr. Waterlow. “This space is critical to the future of sport publishing, and Benny’s expertise has been key to GMS gaining a leadership position within the space.”
“I’m honored to be included in this elite group of sports professionals,” said Ms. Bonsu. “At GiveMeSport Women we are dedicated to shining a light on the role women play in sport, and promoting the benefits and values of sport to the young women of today. This award recognizes the importance of this.”
Prior to Benny’s role at GiveMeSport, one of the world’s biggest sports media outlets, Benny was an award-winning global sports broadcaster and writer, working for the BBC World Service, Sky Sports, MTG Africa, BT Sport, and Matchroom Sport. Benny was also part of the Aliexpress LIVE and IMG team for the EuroLeague basketball competition.
Benny is an advocate for professional and youth development in sport. She is currently focusing her efforts on providing more points of entry for both female graduates and BAME students. In addition, Benny is a huge voice for NBA African players in the league and beyond.
Away from sport, Benny is also a celebrated leader in education and in 2017 was named one of five rising stars in UK education and academia. In 2015, Benny created the Girls In Sports Foundation to provide opportunities for women and girls to access sport, using the spotlight and the real-life stories of leading women in sport.
About Bragg Gaming
Bragg Gaming Group Inc. (TSXV:BRAG, OTC:BRGGF) is a next generation gaming group with cutting-edge technology, leading brands and world-class management expertise, developing into a global gaming force. Formed by a team of gaming industry experts, Bragg’s portfolio includes ORYX Gaming, an innovative B2B gaming technology platform and casino content aggregator and GIVEMESPORT, a top sports media outlet and with over 26M fans, the number one Facebook Sport Publisher. Through these brands, Bragg is focused on becoming a leader within the evolving global gaming industry. Learn more at https://www.bragg.games.