WE JUST WANT TO PLAY! WHAT IT’S LIKE FOR WOMEN IN ESPORTS
Mary Baldino is the owner of local esports center, Connect E-Sports. Mary works towards creating a safe space for gamers to meet and interact both online and IRL (in real life) through competitive and casual gaming. Mary is a University of Dayton alumni, and resides in Downtown Dayton with her husband. Mary enjoys traveling and even drew inspiration for her business from places she has visited such as Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, South Korea. Outside of work, she is a passionate community member through volunteering with the Dayton Metro Libraries Reading Buddies program, and former Generation Dayton Chair.