Search Team Players
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.
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.
Danya Hodgetts is a sport manager, lecturer and researcher who strives to combine practitioner skills and industry experience with theory, best practice and research. In her roles as National Development Manager with Surf Life Saving Australia, and Regional Manager with the Australian Sports Commission, Danya lead teams that implemented programs in coaching, officiating, club & school participation, high performance and member development.
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
I volunteered and worked for SCORE in Namibia and SCORE South Africa for 4 years and was a trainer with the Kicking AIDS Out! Network, before completing a MSc in Management and Implementation of Development Projects at University of Manchester. Currently, I am a project/program manager in health care research in Canada, and continue to support SCORE through volunteer work.
I am originally from Trinidad and Tobago. I am currently an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher to adults in Miami. Prior to that, I taught English in Daejeon, South Korea to children and teenagers. I have always loved sport, particularly football (soccer) so becoming involved with an organisation like Malalo, which uses sport to get youth off the streets, was an incredible opportunity for me. As an ESL teacher with an academic background in International Relations, I always try to incorporate global themes wherever possible in my classes.
Consultant, researcher and practitioner in Sport for Development and Peace (SDP) and Olympism from Colombia. I earned a B.A. in Global Studies and Anthropology from the university of California, Santa Barbara, a Masters Degree in Global Studies from the universities of Leipzig, Germany and Vienna, Austria with a thesis on football and globalisation, and a PhD in International Peace, Conflict and Development Studies from university Jaume I, Spain, with a research on sport as a peace building tool in Colombia and Northern Ireland. Founder of Goals for Peace International, a south/south grassroots SDP program
Sara Potler LaHayne
A life-long dancer and previous professional performer, Sara was a Fulbright Scholar in Bogotá, Colombia when she authored, implemented, and evaluated the original Move This World curriculum. Today she is the Founder & CEO of Move This World, a social emotional learning program that provides PreK-12 educators and students with digital tools to strengthen their social and emotional wellbeing in order to create healthy environments where effective teaching and learning can occur. Through evidence-based, developmentally appropriate digital tools, Move This World ritualizes a daily practice of identifying, expressing and managing emotions. To date, Move This World has impacted nearly half a million students across 17 states. By providing 24/7 access to educational videos, classroom resources, and a dedicated wellbeing consultant, Move This World is increasing accessibility to effective social emotional learning.