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Marisa Schlenker

Discover Football
Germany

Marisa Schlenker has more than ten years experience in the sport for development sector as a trainer, partnerships coordinator, gender specialist, monitoring, evaluation and learning specialist and more recently as a programme manager. She has a masters in sport for development and conflict resolution from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) and is pursuing her second masters at Konstanz University in conflict management and international administration.
She actively supports various football for good projects and initiatives as well as different Erasmus + sport projects around diversity, equity and inclusion. She is a member of the Discover Football team where she has participated as a mentor, facilitator and external evaluator for different women and football projects.

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Sessions

  • Social Change
    Social Change
    The Benefits Of Hosting Major Sports Events
    Discuss the positive social change that countries can generate by hosting major sporting events.

    The workshop will use insights from DISCOVER FOOTBALL, the world's leading network that uses football to advocate for a world where girls and women can do sports without being discriminated against.

    Session Title: Major sporting events - a push forward for women's sports and women's rights

    Hybrid session
    8:00am - 8:45am
    Social Change

    The workshop will use insights from DISCOVER FOOTBALL, the world's leading network that uses football to advocate for a world where girls and women can do sports without being discriminated against.

    Session Title: Major sporting events - a push forward for women's sports and women's rights

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
    visibility & voice

    The workshop will use insights from DISCOVER FOOTBALL, the world's leading network that uses football to advocate for a world where girls and women can do sports without being discriminated against.

    Session Title: Major sporting events - a push forward for women's sports and women's rights

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    Women-Led Ecosystems To Reduce Barriers In Sport
    Explore the intersectional barriers girls and women face in sports in different cultural contexts from Brooklyn to Dakar.

    This interactive session includes storytelling and small group discussions to equip you with tools to make changes in your own local community.

    Session Title: From Brooklyn to Dakar: Dismantling inequities through intergenerational programme experience for girls

    Hybrid session
    10:30am - 11:15am
    Active Lives

    This interactive session includes storytelling and small group discussions to equip you with tools to make changes in your own local community.

    Session Title: From Brooklyn to Dakar: Dismantling inequities through intergenerational programme experience for girls

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

    This interactive session includes storytelling and small group discussions to equip you with tools to make changes in your own local community.

    Session Title: From Brooklyn to Dakar: Dismantling inequities through intergenerational programme experience for girls

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing

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