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Cora Burnett

AUSC Region 5
South Africa

Cora Burnett (Prof)
Research Professor and Director
University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Ph.D. (Human Movement Studies); D.Litt. et. Phil. (Anthropology)

Cora Burnett is a research professor at the University of Johannesburg and holds a doctorate in Human Movement Studies and one in Social Anthropology. She has published extensively and delivered many keynote addresses. Over the years, she conducted multiple national research project and international research funded by the IOC, Commonwealth Games Federation, European Union, the Australian Sports Commission, and CSI research projects such as the Sport for Social Change Network (SSCN) in several African countries. She is the Director of the UJ Olympic Studies Centre and a Vice-President of the International Association of Sport. In 2017, she received the Universitas 21 award for Excellence in the Internationalisation of Higher Education.

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Sessions

  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Gender and Sport in Southern Africa
    Examine research conducted in Southern Africa that produced a baseline study on gender.

    This presentation examines the value of research in preparing national and regional gender action plans for sport and a scorecard process on the advances in policy and practices. As it relates to sport participation, leadership, gender issues and various policy dimensions.

    Session Title: Gender participation and leadership in sport in Southern Africa - The 2021 Study

    Virtual session
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Leadership

    This presentation examines the value of research in preparing national and regional gender action plans for sport and a scorecard process on the advances in policy and practices. As it relates to sport participation, leadership, gender issues and various policy dimensions.

    Session Title: Gender participation and leadership in sport in Southern Africa - The 2021 Study

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
    visibility & voice

    This presentation examines the value of research in preparing national and regional gender action plans for sport and a scorecard process on the advances in policy and practices. As it relates to sport participation, leadership, gender issues and various policy dimensions.

    Session Title: Gender participation and leadership in sport in Southern Africa - The 2021 Study

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights

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