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Paidia Gaming Appoints Global Esports Personality, Erin Ashley Simon, to Advisory Board

Paidia Gaming

Simon is a multi-media personality, host, producer, owner and one of the most influential black women in gaming

Jun 9, 2022

VANCOUVER, BC, June 8, 2022 – Paidia Gaming, a women-led media tech and gaming company building a community for gamers to safely connect, learn and play, is excited to announce that it has appointed Erin Ashley Simon to its strategic Advisory Board.

Erin Ashley Simon is a multi-media personality, host, producer, consultant, and part-owner of the new esports organization, XSET. Her love and passion for video games, sports, music, and content have helped to shape who she is today, pushing the culture forward and breaking barriers as a woman in the industry. Her vast knowledge and creative mindset have led her to be tapped by well-known brands and organizations such as PUMA, Turtle Beach, Bacardi, Bleacher Report, AT&T, General Motors, Nike, Columbia Records, eMLS, Forbes, Gen.G, Evil Geniuses, Cloud 9, 300 Ent, Interscope, VENN, The Wall Street Journal, University of Kentucky, REVOLT TV, and more. Leveraging her deep-rooted connections in the music, entertainment, and gaming industry, Simon looks to continue to build an intersection between gaming and culture.

Jill Kenney, CEO of Paidia commented, “We are thrilled to welcome Erin to our Advisory Board, and I am excited to collaborate and learn from her industry expertise as we continue to grow and evolve our business. Erin’s mission of breaking down barriers and gender biases in gaming and entertainment is a perfect fit for Team Paidia, as we share a common goal of being disrupters and positive change agents. Erin joins our Advisory Board of passionate, industry leaders, and I know that her experience and knowledge will bring additional strengths and diversification that will add significant value. On behalf of the entire team, I would like to welcome Erin to Team Paidia!”

Erin Ashley Simon added, "I'm super excited to join Paidia's Advisory board. The platform not only consists of experienced women and individuals behind the scenes but, a strong community core. What the platform has accomplished in a short period time has been exciting to see and I'm looking forward to growing with the platform moving forward. Gaming is a place for everyone, and we can only make it better by all of us coming together to make it bigger and brighter than ever before."

Paidia is led by a diverse group of women who are next-level thinkers in the space of innovation, marketing, technology, gaming and media. Erin Ashley Simon joins Paidia’s Advisory Board of industry experts from leading high-growth brands such as Red Bull, Guild Esports, Enthusiast Gaming, East Side Gaming Group and CMS Sports and Entertainment.

About Paidia

Paidia is an inclusive gaming community that empowers gamers to safely connect, learn and play. Founded and supported by a diverse group of women, Paidia is led by industry experts who are motivated to provide sophisticated solutions that encourage positive voices within the gaming community. The fully-integrated portal delivers a secure environment for gamers in search of a supportive, inclusive and kind community. It features media and content experiences, tournaments and gameplay, rewards and prizing, live and on-demand classes, as well as the opportunity to engage with like-minded gamers.


Paidia: A word covering the spontaneous manifestations of the play instinct & the goddess of play and amusement.

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