Embracing Equity – viaSport International Women’s Day virtual event

Feb 16, 2023

viaSport is hosting a virtual event for International Women’s Day March 8. The 60-minute event features the theme “Embracing Equity” – Equity isn’t just a nice-to-have, it’s a must-have. This session is open to all.

Dehara September, Surrey United Soccer Club Technical Operations Manager and Venus FC Canada founder, will moderate a 40-minute panel after setting the stage for the discussion with a 15-minute keynote address. Themes for the discussion include:

  • Building equity with intention
  • the value of good policy
  • engaging with an open mind to ensure success for mothers, administrators and athletes

Click to read presenter biographies:

  • Charlene Krepiakevich, CEO, viaSport BC – host
  • Kevin Bowie, Manager, Sport Development, viaSport BC – host
  • Dehara September, Technical Operations Manager, Surrey United Soccer Club and Founder,  Venus FC Canada – keynote address and panel moderator
  • Nancy Wong, Performance Services Manager, Wheelchair Rugby Canada – panelist
  • Rick Benson, Sports Operations Manager, Ringette BC – panelist
  • Danika Mazur, Coach and Girlstylerz Lead Coordinator – panelist
  • Emma Gibbons, CEO, Volleyball BC – panelist

Register for this session now