Sport in the Middle East: Promoting Gender Equality


WHEN February 16, 2021
6:30-8 PM WHERE Zoom Webinar WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

Women and women's sport are playing a growing role in promoting equality and cooperation across business and society in the Middle East. From the grassroots level to professional ranks, sport is being used to break down barriers, unite people, and contribute to a tolerant and diverse society. Why does sport--and the rising prominence of women's sport, in particular--have such power to help transform society? What examples are having an impact today? What work lies ahead if we are to continue making progress in this area?

Time: 6:30pm Gulf Standard Time
             9:30am Eastern Standard Time
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  • Salma Al Busaeedi, Intercollegiate Athletics and External Sports Relations Manager, NYUAD
  • Ronit Glasman, Head of Marketing and Social Responsibility, Israel Football Association
  • Rob Harris, Global Sports Correspondent, The Associated Press
Moderated by
  • Vince Gennaro, Associate Dean & Clinical Associate Professor, NYU SPS Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport

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