Inspira Episode 8
Erika Mueller Chen speaks to Game Mothibi about her experiences founding sport for social impact initiatives in Botswana, receiving her Sport and Olympic Studies masters degree in Japan, and the power of mentorship.

About Inspira

Launched in January 2023, the Inspira Podcast with Erika Mueller Chen is an interview-based podcast that provides career advice and stories from global change-makers in sport for development, social impact, and the diplomatic service. In 2023, 50 interviews with inspirational leaders working in Sport for Development and Peace from over 35 different countries will be published. 

About the Episode Guest

Game G. G. Mothibi is the Senior Manager at The Association For International Sport for All (TAFISA), and currently serves as board Chairperson of Africa Sport Venture Group. Game brings extensive experience as a founder who has developed Sport for Development initiatives in Botswana and across Africa, including: Founding Director of Sport Management Agency - a sport consultancy firm based in Botswana, Co-Founding Trustee of Wecho Trust - a Sport for Development and Peace organization in Botswana, Founder of Women and Cricket in Botswana, Founding Chairperson of Women and Table Tennis in Botswana, and Co-Founder of Women Sport Africa Network.

Game previously served as Secretary-General and a Global Executive Member of the International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG), and she now serves on the same board as Africa Representative for the quadrennial 2022-2026. All of this was due to Game’s passion for women and sport and to ensure opportunities were created for women in sports in Botswana and Africa. Game is an alumnus and a facilitator for Women’s Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA). She holds a master’s in Sport and Olympic Studies from the University of Tsukuba, Japan, a postgraduate Diploma in Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, both from the University of Botswana.

Listen to Episode 8: Game Mothibi (Botswana) - How can ubuntu mentorship empower women in Africa?

Learn More

To learn more about the Inspira Podcast, read episode transcripts, and access “Erika’s Global Resource Hub” - a robust written resource created to support folks interested in sport for development and peace, please visit Erika’s LinkTree: https://linktr.ee/erikamchen.

Erika Mueller Chen is an international development specialist with over a decade of experience leveraging the amazing power of sport to promote peace and positive social impact. She currently works in Sports Diplomacy and resides in Mexico. 

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Country
Botswana
Region
Africa
Sport
All the sports
Sustainable Development Goals
All SDGs
Target Group