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Dr. Carole Oglesby to serve as IWG co-chair in 2014-2018

Dr. Carole Oglesby to serve as IWG co-chair in 2014-2018

The International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) is pleased to announce that one of its long-standing supporters, Dr. Carole Oglesby will serve as IWG co-chair during 2014-2018. Dr. Oglesby (USA) will be leading the IWG with Ruth Maphorisa (Botswana).

"I look forward with great anticipation to serving as co-chair with Ruth Maphorisa and the other leaders of women sport in Botswana. The spirit and energy around women's sport development is among the most powerful and vibrant forces of our time. We, in the IWG, will surely put these forces to good and effective use" said Dr. Oglesby.

Dr. Carole Oglesby has a very broad background as an athlete, coach, sport administrator, academic, author/researcher, policy maker, networker and advocate, and can be considered as a frontrunner of the women and sport movement in the USA, regionally and globally. She has a long record of working within different sectors to improve the status of women and girls in sport and physical activity internationally.

[This article has been edited by the Operating Team]

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Monday, October 27, 2014 - 23:00