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Sallie Barker

World Lacrosse
United Kingdom

Sallie Barker brings more than 30 years of leadership experience in the sport sector to a number of roles in sport at a local, national and international level. She is Chair of the Equality Within Sport Committee of the European Non Governmental Sports Organisation, Finance & Governance Director on the World Lacrosse board of directors and Chair of British Blind Sport and organiser of the IBSA World Games in Birmingham in 2023.

Sallie has a long history in promoting gender equality and was one of the organisers of the first IWG Conference in Brighton in 1994 and in drafting the Brighton Declaration. For her service to sport, and in particular her leadership in expanding opportunities for women and girls to participate, she was awarded the MBE in 2016 by Her Majesty, The Queen.

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Sessions

  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Tribes: Europe GE Regional Meeting
    Open to all participants in-person

    Come along and meet other European delegates, hear about the work of key organisations and help shape the future of European women in sport.

    In-person session
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Leadership

    Come along and meet other European delegates, hear about the work of key organisations and help shape the future of European women in sport.

    visibility & voice

    Come along and meet other European delegates, hear about the work of key organisations and help shape the future of European women in sport.

  • Visibility and Voice
    Visibility and Voice
    The Positive Potential of Federation Mergers
    Explore why Federation mergers can be a unique opportunity to transform a newly-combined organisation by shaping its culture and ensuring it

    This session will explore ways of ensuring women feel empowered to take their rightful place as leaders in a new organisation, and as role models to ensure succession planning.

    Session Title: Empowering Women's Voices in Federation Mergers

    Virtual session
    Visibility and Voice

    This session will explore ways of ensuring women feel empowered to take their rightful place as leaders in a new organisation, and as role models to ensure succession planning.

    Session Title: Empowering Women's Voices in Federation Mergers

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
    visibility & voice

    This session will explore ways of ensuring women feel empowered to take their rightful place as leaders in a new organisation, and as role models to ensure succession planning.

    Session Title: Empowering Women's Voices in Federation Mergers

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights

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