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Maureen Ebob-Besong

Independent
Senegal

Maureen Rosita OJONG EBOB-BESONG is an entrepreneur and leader working in the field of sport and development. Maureen Rosita has deployed her expertise while working with NGO's, International and Intergovernmental organisations such as the UNESCO International Bureau of Education in Geneva, SEED Project, UNESCO Paris, the German Corporation for International Cooperation GIZ/GmbH (GIZ/Sports for Development Africa Program) (Africa), and the
OlympAfrica International Foundation, just to name a few. Ms OJONG EBOB-BESONG holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administrative Law from the University of Yaoundé II in Cameroon, a Master’s in Science degree (MSc) in International Business from the University of Derby (UK), an MBA in Sport Management from ESG Paris/ISM, Dakar and a Certificate in Sport and Physical Activity Psychology from the University of Derby (UK).

Maureen is a recipient of the Matilda Mbawa Fellowship for Young Female Leaders in Sport (2021), which enabled her study sports entrepreneurship at the University of London. She was recently been trained to deploy the International Olympic Committee's Olympic Values Education Program.

Maureen is equally, a pioneer Alumni ('21/22) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s International Safeguarding in Sport certification . In 2021 Maureen was selected to join the French African Foundation's Young Leader Program , an international program under the patronage of their excellencies President Macky SALL of the Republic of Senegal and President Emmanuel Macron of the French Republic.

Maureen Ebob-Besong's

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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