Mama Judo, Aunty Matty, Mama as Matilda Mwaba was so fondly referred to, passed away on January 11th 2021. Mother, friend, mentor and advocate for women’s rights Matilda was a gallant women of influence and is sadly missed.
More than 80 organizations from the five continents prepare for the United Through Sports World Virtual Youth Festival 2020. The 5-day event starts with the opening ceremony which will be aired on the Olympic Channel at 7PM (ICT) on November 20th and ends with the Closing Ceremony at 7PM (ICT) on November 22.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) invites to Safe Sport Webinars for National Olympic Committee which takes place at 14:00 CET on December 2, 2020.
International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) currently seeks to fill a vacancy position for ICSSPE Communication and Marketing Manager.
Dr. Nadezda Knorre, WomenSport International Vice President & Chairperson of Committee for Equal Opportunities in Sport of Czech Olympic Committee, will serve as a panelist for the Webinar on Violence against Women in Sport by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
This September Norwegian Ski Federation and Lillehammer Olympic Legacy center hosted the first digital training-camp for Women Nordic Combined with great support from FIS. Per-Erik Mæhlum, Olympic Legacy center and Linda Svendsrud, Norwegian Ski Federation reported to the FIS Nordic Combined committee last week.
One of WSI’s key partners, The International Working Group (IWG) on Women and Sport will be hosting the 8th IWG World Conference on Women and Sport at a digital event on September 4, 2020 from 12.30-14.00 New Zealand Time (20:30 – 22:00 on September 3 in U.S. Eastern Time).
WSI members continue making impacts in the world of women in sport. Board members, Dr. Chroni and Dr. Kerr, are presenting at the 2020 SAWASF Conference.
WSI board member and one of the WSI founders, Dr. Kari Fasting, has been appointed as an external expert to the International Biathlon Union (IBU) Equality Working Group.