“For me, the webinar about Gender Equity in Sport for All was interesting especially because I got to listen to many different experts from different parts of the World. They enthusiastically spoke about their points of view on this topic, depending on their experience and the situation in their countries. It was great to hear that in the past decade, sport has increasingly been used as a tool to empower. I can honestly say that it inspired me for the project we are working on within FLOT (Female Leaders of Tomorrow).” – Ida Grom [FLOT Mentee]
On Thursday 12 November 2020, TAFISA’s webinar series in collaboration with the African Union Sports Council (AUSC) was launched with a first webinar in partnership with the African Women In Sports Association (AWISA). With nearly 200 registrations coming from 74 countries around the world, the webinar “Gender Equity in Sport for All: Participation, Empowerment, Leadership” addressed the topics of women participation, empowerment, and leadership.
The webinar featured presentations and interventions from a variety of AWISA and AUSC representatives as well as AUSC Region 5 CEO, Stanley Mutoya, and TAFISA Business Development and Fundraising Manager, Keri McDonald. Contributions from these two project partners provided an invaluable opportunity to present the FLOT Project to a global audience.
All the participants were asked how gender equity could be achieve in Sport for All. The word cloud below summarises the hot topic of the webinar: we need empowerment and education. And these indeed go along with tolerance, sorority, determination and respect.
TAFISA, AUSC and AWISA would like to express their gratitude to all participants and the speakers that gave thought-provoking insights on the topic of Gender Equity in Sport for All. Stay tuned as TAFISA and AUSC will announce new webinars in the coming weeks!
If you wish to watch the full webinar again, you can access it here: