Webinar: Sports that African Women Want

Start Time: 
Wednesday, 29 June, 2022 - 13:00 to 14:30

The African Union Sports Council (AUSC) a specialised technical office of the African Union responsible for sports, is organising a webinar on Sports that African Women Want.


The webinar will be a dialogue with eminent African female sports personalities on challenges women and girls face in sports, possible solutions and advice on progressing female athletes and sports leaders. The webinar will also discuss opportunities and best practices that sports and sport for development are offering.



  • Dr. Lombe Mwambwa, Executive Director NOWSPAR   


  • Mrs. Mariama Cisse Mohamed: African Union Commission Director, Social Development, Culture and Sports
  • Mr. Thomas Levin: Project Manager GIZ “Sport for Development in Africa” (S4DA) Regional Project


  • Ms. Rosa Rakotozafy: Director General of Sports, Republic of Madagascar and Chairperson of the Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sports (CIGEPS)
  • Amb. Dr. Tegla Chepkite Loroupe: Kenyan long-distance track and road runner and global spokeswoman for peace, women’s rights and education and President of the Tegla Loroupe Foundation
  • Ms. Loubna Belabbes: President of the Women Basketball Commission at the Royal Moroccan Basketball Federation (FRMBB)
  • Ms. Maureen Rosita Ojong Ebob-Besong: Sports and Development Specialist based in Senegal – Founder NÉEO-RI Sport Consultancy


  • Dr. Decius Chipande: AU Sport Council Coordinator.

Register for the webinar in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.