"Our mission is to encourage increased opportunities and positive change for women and girls at all levels of involvement of sport and physical activity"
WomenSport International (WSI)
was formed in 1994 to meet the challenge of ensuring that sport and physical activity receive the attention and priority they deserve in the lives of women and girls. The main purpose of WSI is to serve as an umbrella organization that can bring about positive change for girls and women. Our advocacy is strongly based on current research.
The main purpose of WSI is to serve as an umbrella organization that can bring about positive change for girls and women through their engagement in sport and physical activity. We are equitable and all-inclusive in all we do and we welcome membership applications from all interested individuals and organizations.
WSI Emeritus Director, Dr. Carole Oglesby, spoke at the EU International Conference on Gender Equality in Sport (November 14-15, 2023) in Madrid Spain. The conference brought together experts from across Europe to discuss the current state of gender equality in sport, as well as ways to promote greater equality in the future.
African Sports Union Council hosts the webinar “Sport That African Women Want” November 15, 2023 at 1:00pm – 2:30pm (West African Time).
The International Working Group (IWG) on Women and Sport has today launched the Anita White Fund (AWF) to support female leaders in sport around the world, marking the first time financial support has been offered to advance gender equality by the IWG in its 29-year history.