Trailblazers featured

12/02/19: Trailblazers | NSPCC

Join NSPCC for an evening in the company of Clare Balding and inspirational women from Sport, Media and Business. Trailblazers will be an exclusive experience for guests to attend an evening celebrating female talent in the Sporting, Media and Business worlds. The evening will start with a Q&A hosted by Clare in conversation with three...
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Messi earns 35 times more per minute than the top female footballer

Football’s leading female player Alex Morgan is paid 35 times less than Lionel Messi for minute she spends on the pitch. The findings come from Pay-As-You-Go energy provider Boost, revealing a significant gender pay gap across some professional sports. Boost divided salaries of the top sports men and women by the amount of time they...
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Women in sport

Why the sports industry needs more female leadership

Sport is sexless, yet at the same time it is inherently sexist. In the eyes of many, sport is something that men partake in far better than women. That simply is not true. The 20th Century saw the encouragement of female participation in sport and with the new millennium this has only continued to grow....
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Inspirational Woman: Seema Jaswal | Television, radio and live events presenter

My name is Seema Jaswal, I’m a Television, Radio and live events presenter. Born and raised in West London. I studied Sociology with Politics at University. My TV career started at Sky Sports where I was a Runner. Being a runner is an interesting job as the role varies from day to day. Generally you’re...
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Sports Minister Tracey Crouch praises increased transparency and diversity in sport

Tracey Crouch, Sports Minister has praised sporting bodies for their response to increasing transparency and gender diversity. National governing bodies are working towards becoming compliant with the new Code for Sports Governance by the end of October. Crouch announced her plan for the new code in December 2015 in a move to ensure that sports...
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Women in sport commonly referred to as ‘aged’ and ‘unmarried’, study reveals

Women in sport are commonly referred to as ‘aged’, ‘unmarried’, ‘pregnant’ or ‘older’ in the media, a new study has revealed. In contrast, the study, conducted by the Cambridge University Press, found that men were likely to be described as ‘fastest’, ‘real’, ‘great’ and ‘strong’. The research also found that men are referred to twice...
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The future sponsorship landscape for GB’s elite female athletes?

On Monday 27th July three years will have passed since the start of the London Olympics. As we reach this date, have businesses abandoned rising female stars of British sport and did the medal haul in London 2012 fail to radically alter the sponsorship landscape for female athletes? There was certainly a lot of backlash...
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