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Women in Sport to relaunch Women's Sport Network

Women in Sport to relaunch Women’s Sport Network

Date published: 06/02/2015
Women in Sport to relaunch Women's Sport Network

 Women in Sport, the UK’s leading women’s sport charity will relaunch the Women’s Sport Network at an event being held on: Tuesday 17th  February 2015, 3pm-6pm at University Women's Club, 2 Audley Square, London, W1K 1DB.

The Women’s Sport Network has been running for over a year, and brings together leading female sports figures such as Baroness (Tanni) Grey-Thompson, Debbie Jevans, and Alison Kervin to share their experiences of working in sport and to inspire more women to pursue careers in the sport industry. It also provides members with opportunities to meet and discuss key issues affecting women in sport and from 2015 will provide a platform for mentoring and professional development for women working throughout sport.

Ruth Holdaway, Chief Executive of Women in Sport, said: “It is an exciting time as we relaunch the Women’s Sport Network with more on offer than ever before. We are thrilled to have Women Ahead on board for 2015/16, as they deliver a new mentoring programme for our members.

“Being a member of the Network is a real opportunity for all those with an interest in women in sport to come together to share and learn from others’ experiences, and to hear from some truly inspirational women.

“It’s also an opportunity for people to support our ongoing work here at the charity, and to be part of transforming sport for the benefit of every woman and girl in the UK.”

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For further information please contact: 

Christopher Scott | 07739 315514 | christopher@womeninsport.org

Harriet Drudge | 07900 410060 | harriet@womeninsport.org

Out of Hours Media Office | 07900 195 538

Notes to editors

Women’s Sport Network Event

The first Women’s Sport Network event of 2015 will be free to all existing and current members of the Network.

Non-members may still attend, with one-off tickets priced at £20. Email network@womeninsport.org.

Should non-members decide they would like to purchase Full or Event membership following the event, £20 will be deducted from the cost of their membership.

About Women in Sport

Women in Sport (formerly the Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation) is UK’s leading charity dedicated to transforming sport for the benefit of every woman and girl in the UK.

With 30 years’ experience of working in the sport sector, Women in Sport draws on its unique insight to champion the right of every woman and girl in the UK to take part in, and benefit from, sport: from the field of play to the boardroom, from early years and throughout her life.


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