With just 14.4% of girls and 20.2% of boys reaching the recommended hour a day of physical activity, it is clear that there is more to be done to create positive attitudes in children, especially girls, towards sport and physical activity.
Dame Katherine Grainger, is the Chair of UK Sport. She was appointed to a four-year term in April 2017. A former rower, Grainger is the first British woman ever to win medals at five successive Olympic Games.
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.