"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 past president & current executive board member, Dr. Carole Oglesby helped established AIAW and served as its first president.
WomenSport International board members, Toni Bruce and Kanae Haneishi, and a WSI member, Maka Chikowero, present at the SWEEP (Sport for Women’s Empowerment & Employment Program) International Conference. The title of the workshop is “Working Together for Meaningful Changes: Interdisciplinary Research-Based Advocacy for Girls & Women in Sport”.
WomenSport International is alarmed and disappointed by the glaring disparities recently occurring in the Men’s and Women’s NCAA basketball tournaments in Indianapolis and San Antonio.