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Speakers

Erin Kennedy

Girls Rugby Inc
United States

Erin Kennedy has worked in sports administration for over 14 years, focusing most in rugby development and administration. She is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Girls Rugby and is currently the Regional Development Manager for Rugby Americas North (RAN). Kennedy brings experience from her time working and consulting with USA Rugby and Rugby Canada, focusing on youth development programs. She went on to coordinate programs for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), focusing on the Youth Olympic Games. Kennedy is a World Rugby Trainer, has played for multiple teams in the US and abroad, as well as coached at various levels. She holds a Master’s degree in Sport and Performance Psychology and is a passionate advocate for the growth of youth and women's rugby in North America. She is also the author of The Value of Rugby, a children’s book aimed at teaching the core values of rugby.

Erin Kennedy's

Sessions

  • Social Change
    Social Change
    Sport as a Vehicle for Empowering Women and Girls
    Expand your understanding of what it means to 'empower' women and girls.

    As practitioners, you will have an opportunity to create strong athletes with a critical consciousness to affect positive change. Discover the process and elements that influence their sporting experience.

    Session Title: Utilizing Rugby as a vehicle for empowerment of girls and women

    Hybrid session
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    Social Change

    As practitioners, you will have an opportunity to create strong athletes with a critical consciousness to affect positive change. Discover the process and elements that influence their sporting experience.

    Session Title: Utilizing Rugby as a vehicle for empowerment of girls and women

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    As practitioners, you will have an opportunity to create strong athletes with a critical consciousness to affect positive change. Discover the process and elements that influence their sporting experience.

    Session Title: Utilizing Rugby as a vehicle for empowerment of girls and women

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing

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