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Elena Marin-Yanez

Laureus Sport for Good
United Kingdom

Elena Marin-Yanez is Head of Programmes and Grants at Laureus Sport for Good, based in London.

She has +15 year experience in the International Development sector, where she specialised in youth and a broad range of issues affecting women and girls: gender-based violence, women’s economic empowerment, women’s leadership and public participation.

Elena joined Laureus Sport for Good in 2018, where she applies her expertise on youth and gender justice to the Sport for Development sector.

She has expertise in designing and managing complex programmes across Africa, Asia, Middle East and Latin America, and developing partnerships with grassroots organisations and institutional stakeholders such as the EU and International Development Agencies from the UK (DfID), Sweden (SIDA), Spain (AECID), Norway (NORAD) and United States (USAID), among others.

BA in Political Science and International Affairs, Postgraduate in International Development Studies and MA in Evaluation of Public Policies by the Complutense University of Madrid.

Elena Marin-Yanez's

Sessions

  • Social Change
    Social Change
    Sport For Social Change
    Discuss the latest data on sport for social change relating to gender equality with the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.

     The session will include a discussion with a female sporting icon on why role models in Sports for Development initiatives are crucial.

    Session Title: How sports development is contributing to SDG5: Gender Equality

    Hybrid session
    9:15am - 10:00am
    Social Change

     The session will include a discussion with a female sporting icon on why role models in Sports for Development initiatives are crucial.

    Session Title: How sports development is contributing to SDG5: Gender Equality

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

     The session will include a discussion with a female sporting icon on why role models in Sports for Development initiatives are crucial.

    Session Title: How sports development is contributing to SDG5: Gender Equality

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment

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