March 4th, 2021

Advocacy and Policymaking
in the Sport for Development Space

13-16h (UTC+1), Zoom


Girls in the Lead invites you to webinar Advocacy and Policymaking  in the Sport for Development Space, held March 4th 2021, 13-16h (UTC+1) on Zoom. The event is hosted by Girls in the Lead and Yunus Sports Hub

Please register here by 25 February. 

Goals of the webinar are:

  • What are the systemic bottlenecks we need to address in policymaking and advocacy in Sports for Development?
  • How can we work together to create communities of knowledge and power to influence policies?
  • What practices and strategies can we implement in communities to educate about the effects of wider, systemic issues?
  • Share examples of policy and advocacy work in gender and sport for development
Final program and speakers will be published closer to the event. 


Kalyani Subramanyam

Kalyani Subramanyam is the Chief Operating Officer at The Naz Foundation India Trust. She oversees designing and implementing of all of Naz’s programmes, establishing policies that promote the organisational culture and vision. Over the last 20 years, she has built her experience of working on issues of HIV, Sexuality and Rights and program design and implementation through her work in many NGOs.

Maria Bobenrieth

Maria Bobenrieth is the Executive Director of Women Win. She oversees the global operations, programmes, partnerships, and the strategic development of Women Win from the Amsterdam headquarters. Through her position as Global Director of Community Investments at Nike in 2007, Maria provided start-up funding and personal support to Women Win.