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Sharon Springer

Badminton World Federation (CR)
Costa Rica

Dr. Sharon Springer is the Head of Educational Programmes at the Badminton World Federation. She designs and implements resources and training programmes aimed at building member capacity in coaching, technical officials, event organisation, and administration. This includes promoting an inclusive approach to resources and programmes, ensuring the broadest reach in identifying and developing talented individuals.

Sharon comes from a background of teaching and teacher training. She was a university professor for many years in Costa Rica before combining her love for education and her passion for badminton in her current role.

Sharon Springer's

Sessions

  • Visibility and Voice
    Visibility and Voice
    How To Foster Gender Balance At All Levels
    Explore various means of attracting, retaining and promoting women and girls from grassroots to governance.

    Led by Badminton World Federation (BWF), discuss case studies that have achieved success in this, collaborate with others and propose ways forward, and present a strategy you can implement in your context.

    Session Title: Fostering gender balance from grassroots to governance

    Virtual session
    9:00am - 9:45am
    Visibility and Voice

    Led by Badminton World Federation (BWF), discuss case studies that have achieved success in this, collaborate with others and propose ways forward, and present a strategy you can implement in your context.

    Session Title: Fostering gender balance from grassroots to governance

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
    visibility & voice

    Led by Badminton World Federation (BWF), discuss case studies that have achieved success in this, collaborate with others and propose ways forward, and present a strategy you can implement in your context.

    Session Title: Fostering gender balance from grassroots to governance

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Increasing Diversity in Badminton
    Delve into the work of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) to increase gender balance at all levels, particularly in governance.

    Aimed at those wanting to achieve greater gender balance at a governance level, this talk outlines the process to reform the BWF Constitution, along with the impact on the election process and subsequent make-up of the organisation’s Council.

    Session Title: Increasing Gender Balance in Badminton

    Virtual session
    Leadership

    Aimed at those wanting to achieve greater gender balance at a governance level, this talk outlines the process to reform the BWF Constitution, along with the impact on the election process and subsequent make-up of the organisation’s Council.

    Session Title: Increasing Gender Balance in Badminton

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

    Aimed at those wanting to achieve greater gender balance at a governance level, this talk outlines the process to reform the BWF Constitution, along with the impact on the election process and subsequent make-up of the organisation’s Council.

    Session Title: Increasing Gender Balance in Badminton

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights

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