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Webinar: Advocacy and policymaking in the sport for development space

Webinar: Advocacy and policymaking in the sport for development space

Girls in the Lead invites you to a webinar on Advocacy and Policymaking in the Sport for Development Space, held 4 March 2021, 13-16h (UTC+1) on Zoom. The event is hosted by Girls in the Lead and Yunus Sports Hub.


Thu, 03/04/2021

Goals of the webinar are:

  • What are the systemic bottlenecks we need to address in policymaking and advocacy in Sports for Development?
  • How can we work together to create communities of knowledge and power to influence policies?
  • What practices and strategies can we implement in communities to educate about the effects of wider, systemic issues?
  • Share examples of policy and advocacy work in gender and sport for development


Kalyani Subramanyam

  • Kalyani Subramanyam is the Chief Operating Officer at The Naz Foundation India Trust. She oversees designing and implementing of all of Naz’s programmes, establishing policies that promote the organisational culture and vision. Over the last 20 years, she has built her experience of working on issues of HIV, Sexuality and Rights and program design and implementation through her work in many NGOs.

Maria Bobenrieth

  • Maria Bobenrieth is the Executive Director of Women Win. She oversees the global operations, programmes, partnerships, and the strategic development of Women Win from the Amsterdam headquarters. Through her position as Global Director of Community Investments at Nike in 2007, Maria provided start-up funding and personal support to Women Win.

Please register here by 25 February. 


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