Search Team Players
My life is all about sports; I had the opportunity to work in a very recognized sport drinks company in Mexico for 15 years, however my personal long term plan is to work developing programs to increase sports practicing, specifically soccer, to motivate more kids to do sports, to fight against obesity problems that is a very negative issue in Mexico, and to help groups that are having physical disadvantages, like down kids.
Grew up in Slovenia played tennis proffessionally. Studied at Baylor University where I played tennis on a scholarship. After college I did my masters in International Affairs and development in New York while working at the Slovenian Mission to the UN. Now, I am employed at deutsche bank as a project manager in investment banking. I am very involved in the community work and development with the underpriviliged children in New York.
I am a Program Development Manager. I have gained more than 8 years of international experience at various non-governmental-organizations in Eastern Europe (Romania, Croatia, and Albania), Middle East (Lebanon, Jordan, and Egypt) and Africa (Zimbabwe, Sudan, Darfur, Mozambique, and South Africa). in the field of, international development and Microfinance.
Nancy Bikson is a lawyer with years of international charity and sport experience. Lately she has been managing director of Wiremill Publishing, a specialist company providing fundraising guides to charities and sport promotional products to companies. She does a vast amount of speaking and writing around the world.
John Nauright, PhD is Professor of Sport and Leisure Management and Director of the University Research Centre, the Centre of Sport, Tourism and Leisure Studies (CoSTaLS) at the University of Brighton based in Eastbourne, Brighton and Hastings, England. He was Professor of Sport Management, Director of the Academy of International Sport and Co-Director of The Center for the Study of Sport and Leisure in Society at George Mason University in Virginia USA and is Visiting Professor of Sports Studies at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill in Barbados. He is the author of many works on sport in South Africa as well as on sport and development.
Currently undertaking PhD research on Women and Sport Leadership in Southern Africa at the University of Chichester, UK. I am the International Adviser to the National Organisation for Women in Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation (NOWSPAR) and the Anita White Foundation (AWF). Over the last 12 years, I have been involved in the sport for development sector in roles including community event management, monitoring, advocacy, board service, and resource mobilisation.
Applied S&D during work from/in 1996 - 2004 (vocational) education and reintegration in Uganda & Malawi 2005 - 2013 Program Development at War Child Holland Northern Uganda, Afghanistan, Sudan 2013 - Handicap International in Sierra Leone 2014 - 2018 - Plan International - Disability advisor / Plan2Inclusivize 2019 - till date Program Director TeamUp coalition
Tori graduated from the University of Oregon in 2004. She was a scholar athlete and served on the Student Athlete Advisory Council for three years, and has committed much of her life to empowering adults and youth through sports and policymaking. After graduation, she traveled around the world, then returned to Oregon to work as a Legislative Assistant to State Senator Floyd Prozanksi, and worked for the University of Oregon Athletic Department as an assistant coach.