Honourable Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Shamfa Cudjoe - Photo credit: Marlon Rouse/TTOC.org

to Open TTOC 2nd Annual Advancing Women in Leadership Forum on Saturday 20th October at National Racquet Sports Centre

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On 10–11 October 2017, Vilnius will host the Advancing Women in Leadership Roles Forum for Europe. It is organized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in cooperation with the Lithuanian National Olympic Committee (LNOC). LNOC President Daina Gudzinevičiūtė is also the Chair of the Commission for Gender Equality in Sport of the European Olympic Committees, so the commission is actively contributing to the organization and moderation of the event.

Read more: LITHUANIA TO HOST THE FIRST IOC ADVANCING WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP ROLES FORUM FOR EUROPE

Cynthia Marshall, named interim CEO of the Dallas Mavericks

Cynthia Marshall, named interim CEO of the Dallas Mavericks in the wake of a scathing article exposing the basketball organization’s culture of sexual harassment against women, is about to give a whole new meaning to the idea of March Madness.

Read more: MARK CUBAN WILL HAVE THIS WOMAN TAKE OVER AS THE MAVERICKS’ CEO

READY, SET, GO....and this group of runners face the starter's gun at the Scotiabank's Women Against Breast Cancer 5K at Skinner Park, San Fernando yesterday.

Over 7,000 women came out in their numbers to support the Scotiabank Foundation's 2017 Women Against Cancer 5K initiative, which took place yesterday, simultaneously from 4 pm, at three locations – Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain; Skinner's Park, San Fernando and Lowlands Mall, Tobago.

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VYTAUTAS DRANGINIS

THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) CO-HOSTED WITH THE NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE OF LITHUANIA A FORUM THAT AIMED TO FOSTER WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP IN SPORT, LAST WEEK. THE ADVANCING WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP ROLES FORUM FOR EUROPE PROVIDED A PLATFORM FOR EUROPEAN SPORTS LEADERS TO DISCUSS HOW TO IMPROVE GENDER EQUALITY IN SPORTS LEADERSHIP, AS PART OF THE IOC’S COMMITMENT TO EQUAL PARTICIPATION BY WOMEN IN SPORT MORE BROADLY.
Read more: A FORUM TO INSPIRE SPORTS ORGANISATIONS TO ENGAGE MORE WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP ROLES

One person told me to my face that my belief that women will play the most significant role in global development in the future is baloney.

I have also been told it goes against religious and societal norms and values.

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