IOC, UN Women renew partnership to empower women and girls through sport

https://twitter.com/phumzileunwomen/status/930542472970817537 After five years of successful collaboration on women, girls and sport, the UN Women and International Olympic Committee (IOC) recently renewed their commitment through a second Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Laying out the vision for the next five years of partnership, the MoU will empower women and girls through sport and increase women’s leadership and gender equality. “Sport … Continue reading IOC, UN Women renew partnership to empower women and girls through sport

African & American Leaders of The 4th Industrial Revolution: Mariéme Jamme

Global Leadership: African & American Leaders of The 4th Industrial Revolution Led by Euvin Naidoo, Head of Financial Institutions - Africa at Thomson Reuters, Mariéme Jamme was one of an esteemed group of panelists and industry leaders that participated in A Discussion on the Investment Landscape in Africa last week in association with the United States Chamber of … Continue reading African & American Leaders of The 4th Industrial Revolution: Mariéme Jamme

Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Rattler Kamau Murray latest to join list of Grand Slam coaches with HBCU roots | HuffPost

For more than a decade, Kamau Murray has committed himself to using the sport of tennis to empower, educate and inspire young people of Chicago. On Sunday, Murray joined a list of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) alum — including Dr. Robert Walter “Whirlwind” Johnson and John Wilkerson — that have gone on to become professional tennis coaches, … Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Rattler Kamau Murray latest to join list of Grand Slam coaches with HBCU roots | HuffPost

Title IX celebrations expose inequalities in sport for women, communities of color

Friday marked the 45th anniversary of Title IX, a federal law stating “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” Coinciding with Olympic Day, a global … Continue reading Title IX celebrations expose inequalities in sport for women, communities of color