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Advancing Racial Justice Through Sports Diplomacy

Advancing Racial Justice Through Sports Diplomacy

Join the US State Department, Laureus Sport for Good and RISE for a webinar on systemic racism in sports and our societies.

Date

Tue, 12/07/2021

When: 7 December, 10.00am EST

The session will feature five international athletes from different sports speaking honestly on the realities of systemic racism in sports and our societies, the intersectional challenges faced by women, LGBTQI+ persons, and persons with disabilities, and the ways athletes use their platform to speak up on racial injustice.  

Speakers

  • Doug Emhoff Second Gentleman
  • Uzra Zeya Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights

Panelists

  • Luciana Alvarado Gymnastics
  • Elladj Baldé Figure Skating
  • Kei Kamara Soccer
  • Ibtihaj Muhammad Fencing
  • Etan Thomas Basketball

The panel will be moderated by Jayathma Wickramanayake, the UN Secretary General's Envoy on Youth. 

  • To attend the event, click here

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