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Growing up between Europe and Singapore, I have always been interested in using sport as a tool for international development, cooperation, or a tool for social progress to human welfare. My academic background combines Sports Management with Peace, Conflict and Development studies. On a professional and volunteer level, have had the opportunities to learn and grow through different organisations namely, UFOLEP, ENGSO Youth, ISCA, CNOSF, CoE, Decathlon, UNOSDP, Peace and Sport, streetfootballworld. I now putting my efforts in the development of the Field Programs of the ITTF Foundation.
Tanja Marie Kristensen
I am from Denmark but has lived in Honduras since 2016 where I do consultancy and volunteer work. My profile is research based from the academic world as well as practical from the NGO world. In the coming years I will research on the role of physical activity as treatment for traumatized girls in Honduras.
Was a soccer player, and a leader of the Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA). Mathare is a sprawling slum in Nairobi, and host to some of Kenya's most difficult challenges with urban youth that arise from rampant poverty, including starvation, homelessness, unemployment, HIV/AIDS, and violence, among other problems. MYSA has used sports to provide hope to several of these youth, some of whom are now on athletic and academic scholarships in universities across the world. Mathare United FC, a team formed from youth in these slums, is now one of Kenya's best soccer teams, and contributes a majority of players to the national team, Harambee Stars.
I am the founder of Sports and Social Change, a cause marketing and social enterprise consulting firm with a focus on using sports to address social issues. We create nonprofit/for-profit partnerships, design marketing campaigns and corporate social responsibility programs, and help sports entrepreneurs grow their business through the triple bottom line philosophy of people - planet - profit.
Neeraj kumar Mehra
Working as Research Officer with Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India.Formerly worked as Lecturer (Teaching of Health & Physical Education) with State Council of Educational Research & Training, Delhi and Project Officer with Organising Committee Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010
Rekha Dey graduated in Economics from St. Xavier's College, Ranchi. With a PGDMM from Institute of Marketing and Management and a PGDIB from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), she has work experience of 9yrs having extensively worked in the fields of media, research & advocacy and sports. She was the Editor of PHDCCI Bulletin, a monthly publication of the Chamber and has written papers and reports. She was a part of the research team at India Development Foundation. She conducted an action research study and wrote the report on Integration of sports in Indian Education System, a study commissioned by New Education Group (NEG). She led Magic Bus as Head Advocacy building national and international partners. She was India Coordinator for the Australian Sports Outreach Program, DFAT, Government of Australia from 2012-14. She is currently Founder of Community Sports development consulting firm, Rekha Dey & Associates. She has been responsible over the last two years for implementation of 'Modbox', a modified form of Boxing in collaboration with Boxing Australia and University of Canberra supported by DFAT, Govt. of Australia under the Asian Sports Partnerships program (2016-18). She is also conducting employment linked vocational training and education for Gym instructors for over three years; this program is in collaboration with IL&FS Skills, India's leading skill training provider. Over 350 young people mostly coming from underprivileged background have been trained, certified and successfully placed with jobs - a 'Sport for Employment' program. She was also involved with the Govt. of India for development of National Occupational Standards for job roles in sports, fitness and recreation.
David is managing and overseeing the Doc Wayne operation while exploring ways to broaden the organizations reach to more youth on a national and global scale. In his career of over 20 years in the business and non-profit sectors, he has specialized in developing new business, building partner relationships, while sharpening organizational outreach.
A seasoned advisor in sport for social change, education for development as well adolescence and youth programming. Vast experience in PE & sport, sport Administration I have experience around project management, implementation and monitoring and evaluation. (worked for the UN family as well international non governmental organization on sport and education respectively targeting adolescents
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.
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.
Born in Argentina, raised in the world~ Got my B.A in Social Sciences at Ritsumeikan Asian Pacific University (Japan), M.A in Linguistics at University of Southern Queensland (Australia), and M.A in International Development at Yonsei University(South Korea) are part of my academic background, but my life experiences in countries like Eritrea, Kenya, and Sri Lanka forged my personality and created a passion for cultivating a lifelong love of learning and social justice.
DITA Products, LOKFLOR was developed in Germany over 30 years ago as a self-draining sports surface. Now produced in DITA’s factory in Devland, Johannesburg, LOKFLOR is a 100% proudly African product from raw material (SASOL) to the installation by Africans. LOKFLOR has been exported to all corners of the globe for the development of sports. The surface has a 15 Year guarantee against UV degradation.
Katharina is a Sport Scientist and worked for the German Paralympic Sport Federation, Section of Lower-Saxony from 2010 - 2015. Since April 2015 she joined the UNESCO Chair "Transforming the Lives of People with Disabilities, their Families and Communities through Physical Education, Sport, Recreation and Fitness" at the Institute of Technology in Tralee, Ireland.
Datchanamoorthy a name that has left imprints in the books of Indian Human Rights Education; today is an iconic leader who has raised eyebrows in India with his visionary outlook for the state. Known for his crusading efforts demanding the compulsory Human Rights Education in the country, DatchanaMoorthy is a man on a fanatic mission to make India a model nation to the world. A great idealist wrote that people are born with equal rights. Then thousands of people cynically and sagaciously criticized it. Some diligently tried to make it real. It’s a paradox, but both the second ones - with their determined belief, and those who were unsparingly criticizing contributed that the idea, even slowly, but started to get formed in the minds of people and nations. As a Human Rights Defender, I believe that people’s equality before the law is the most important principal; because I know that it’s the basis of jurisprudence. As a practical person, I also know that Human Rights Education is needed to develop peace and self security. As a realist, I have no doubt that on a way of implementing these human rights in reality life. But as an optimist I believe that “the drop taps the stone”. And finally as a humanist, I completely agree with some other idealist