Mrs. Joyce Mahama, president of Women Sports Association of Ghana (WOSPAG), has thrown her weight behind the African Women’s Sports Summit, to be held in Ghana on May 15.
According to Mrs. Mahama, it was a laudable idea to bring women in sports together to share ideas and unite for a better future for sports.
The major objective of the Summit is to “champion greater female inclusion”.
She said “although such an event should have been held earlier and frequently, it is better late than never” and urged women who appreciate sports to contribute to the summit, which would be held at the Alisa Swiss Spirit Hotel in Accra.
She commended the convener, Juliet Bawuah for the initiative and urged all stakeholders to support the Summit.
The Africa Women’s Sports Summit is the brainchild of respected Ghanaian female Sports Journalist, Juliet Bawuah.
The programme is designed to bring leading female sports names and aspiring ones together, for a day’s session on career and leadership.
It is also to deliberate on measure to ensure that more women take up leadership roles in the ever changing ecosystem of sports.
The Africa Women’s Sports Summit would seek to create a platform for change, training, mentoring and transfer of knowledge from accomplished women sports journalists to the aspiring young ones.
It would champion greater female inclusion in the African sports ecosystem, work towards to create a sustainable support system for African women to attain their career goals.
The summit would be sponsored by Alisa Hotel, Stimuluz and Dr. Bates Solutions.