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I teach project management, entrepreneurship, and innovation within the sport industry at Sport Sciences School of Rio Maior and I lead Sportup, the school's innovation and entrepreneurship in sport program. I'm currently engaged in a PhD program in management at the University of Évora, and my research focus is entrepreneurship education.
Dr. Elizabeth Odera, was knighted with the medal of French Order of Youth and Sports by the French Government and The Head of State Commendation (HSC) from the Government of Kenya, for her ground breaking work in using various sport to promote health and education of more than 11,000 youth annually. A Board Member at Sadili Oval, Liz now works as a global S&D management consultant, and public speaker.
Sports consultant in areas where sport is understood as a means rather than an end. Sport as a tool to develop education, health, social inclusion, economic development, urban regeneration, female leadership, tourism. I founded Itik Consulting Sports & Leisure in 2005 and we have involved in several projects for public and private sector. Strategic Planning, economic or social feasibility projects, sports research studies as well as online education sports management programs. At Itik we have developed projects for national Governments (Spain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), regional Governments and municipalities.
Having worked in the field of international development for over 10 years, Dawn has cross-sectoral experience in designing, managing, monitoring and implementing a wide range of community development, emergency response and advocacy projects to benefit vulnerable and marginalized groups. Dawn also has experience in developing and implementing organisational strategy within the SDP sector.
Athlete and sports activist. Former-Captain of the Pakistan National Women's Football (2010-12) and Basketball (2016) teams. Project Officer at Right To Play Pakistan. Fulbright Alumna with a Masters in International Development, specialization in Sport, Gender and Development from Ohio University, U.S.A. Hobbies include playing and watching sports, outdoor activities, singing, traveling, research, writing and occasionally reading. Fond of animals, food, taking pictures and eating chocolate.
I am the executive director of the Venezuelan organization "Deporte Para el Desarrollo". We work in the most vulnerable sectors of the country, creating programs and activities that use sports as a tool to teach social skills in children and adolescents. While generating spaces for the consolidation of organized sports.
I am CEO and co-Founder of Goal Click, a global media and photography project, helping people understand each other through football. Goal Click finds individuals and organisations from every country in the world to tell stories about what football means to them and their country - all using one disposable analogue camera.
Hong Tinh Chau
I started to work for Football for All in Vietnam (FFAV) as an interpreter; the more I work for the project, the more I love the work we are doing together in using football as a tool for development. I, therefore, develop my commitment and motivation to learn to do more for the children in Vietnam. I am now the head of Communication Department of FFAV and be with FFAV for more than 8 years.
Currently undertaking a Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology at AISTS, which is an international postgraduate programme in sports management and endorsed by the International Olympic Committee. Graduated from the University of Brighton in 2016 with a BA (Hons) in Sport and Leisure Management, which includes all aspects of sport management including policy and development. I have a many-sided passion for sport as I have grown up playing a wide range of sports, and besides playing both competitive and recreational sport, I have a strong appreciation of how beneficial sport is in communities and society. I have grown up in a multi-cultural international environment and have travelled extensively which have given me broad experiences and a good understanding of diversity and multiculturalism, which has been a great asset in my work experiences. I am highly organized and adaptable with a high sense of responsibility and reliability, possess a strong team spirit, quick to understand new concepts and show initiative and creativity in challenges.
I have 10 years working experience in enterprise risk management and finance. I have helped various organisations with their risk and opportunity management, business continuity planning and auditing. This practical knowledge is supported by my current studies towards MSc Development management. My studies include among other organisational and community development, problem solving and continuous improvement methodologies and corporate social responsibilities.