Growth in esports, Milwaukee’s Rohingya community

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We discuss the growth of esports in college. Then, the founders of a Milwaukee nonprofit discuss their efforts to resettle Rohingya refugees.

Featured in this Show

  • Competitive college esports on the rise

    Marketing firm Insider Intelligence projects 2022 will see 29.6 million monthly esports viewers in the U.S. We talk with an esports administrator for a college conference about student athletes and the competitive gaming industry.

  • Rohingya community finds refuge in Milwaukee

    Milwaukee is home to the largest U.S. population of Rohingya people. The nonprofit Burmese Rohingya Community of Wisconsin has been serving resettled refugees since 2016. We hear from the two founders on strengths, struggles and an appearance on Sesame Street.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Carolayne Henry Guest
  • Andrew Trumbull Guest
  • Mohamed Anwar Guest

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