Sophie Corbett, one of the Young Influencers on Sported and Women in Sport’s Project 51 programme, has shared her experiences visiting the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham.
Bethan Lishman, hammer thrower for UK Deaf Athletics
Catherine Fletcher, ex-GB deaf tennis player.
Kristy Cooper, project manager for Deaf Get Active and volunteer at the charity Living Options Devon.
Women in Sport has teamed up with UK Deaf Sport to celebrate Deaf Awareness Week from 6 to 12 May.
We’ll be sharing case studies from some of the sporting role models who are doing great work in their communities.
Anne-Marie Batson, a freelance broadcaster and journalist who works for the BBC and talkSPORT, discussed the opportunities for black women in the industry and the work that still needs to be done to support all women.
John Steele, Executive Director of Sport at Loughborough University, explains the changes and progress that he has seen throughout his long career.
Liz Nicholl, the outgoing Chief Executive of UK Sport, shares her thoughts on the advancements that have been made during her tenure at the top of British sport.
Lisa Parfitt, Managing Director of sports marketing agency Engine Sport, formerly known as Synergy Sport, discusses the positive changes Engine has made to improve gender balance and the challenges that remain in the industry.
This International Women’s Day I’m preparing for an international adventure of my own. In May I will leave Women in Sport, after five and a half wonderful (and challenging!) years, for a new role as Chief Executive of Tennis Victoria, in Australia.