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.
WSI Board Member, Gabi Salomon, released her research on gender initiatives in football workplace. Research finds that women in sport do not find gender equity practices in their field as adequate.
WomenSport International (WSI) is privileged to have within its midst the leadership, commitment and passion of dedicated women who have been instrumental in building awareness, changing the mindset of political leaders around the world and supporting the global sport community in advancing opportunities for women to participate in a fair, safe and equitable sport environment.
WomenSport International (WSI) is excited to team up with IWG Women Sport, ACSM News, IAPESGW, and Women’s Sports Foundation for UN CWS 65 seminar on March 24, 2021 at 3:00-5:00pm (EDT).
WomenSport International (WSI) completely supports the statements from the International Working Group (IWG) Statement, the Japan Society for Sport and Gender Studies (JSSGS), Human Rights Now on the sexist comment made by Mr. Yoshiro Mori’s, the President Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee. We call for urgency to directly face the gender inequity that is rooted deeply in the Japanese sport society and take actions for meaningful changes.
Safe Sport International (SSI) is hosting the 2021 SSI Virtual Conference on March 11-12. The theme of the conference is “Athletes’ voices – NOW : Placing the Athletes Voices at the Centre of Sport Safeguarding.”
The International Working Group (IWG) on Women & Sport has today issued a Call for Presentations worldwide. The conference office is seeking interactive workshops, lightning talks and poster presentations for the upcoming 8th IWG World Conference on Women & Sport, taking place between 5-8 May 2022 in Auckland, New Zealand and also Online.