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Strong women better world


espnW, State Department team for Global Sports Mentoring Program A group shot of the 17-member class of the Global Sports Mentoring Program. ESPN is host to Grace Chirumanzu (bottom row, far left) and Nneka Ikem (top row, fifth from left). (Photo Credit: University of Tennessee’s Center for Sport, Peace and Society) Seventeen women from around the world who are identified as emerging leaders in the sports industry gathered in Washington, D.C. recently to kick off the espnW and U.S. Department of State Global Sports Mentoring Program.
In an effort to create sustainable sports opportunities for underserved women and girls worldwide, espnW and the Department of State have paired these women, ages 25-45, with American female executives in sports-related fields from organizations including Gatorade, NCAA, Under Armour, the LPGA, the Women’s Sports Foundation and ESPN. The emerging leader…

Ilina Arsova, Ilija Ristovski. First promotion video of activities

Our first video, a summury of diverse climbing trips, adventures, expeditions and other action sports activities in the last 5 years.
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The Global Sports Mentoring Program, Ilina Arsova

Global Sports Mentoring program – report # 1, by Ilina Arsova
The first Global Sports Mentoring program was initiated by Drs. Sarah Hillyer and Ashleigh Huffman, Center for Sports, Peace and Society, University of Tennessee. The great support from the US State Department, ESPNW, all Mentor's organizations and institutions involved, brought this program on such elite educational, professional and communication level. Local U.S. Embassies have big part in the cooperation by nominating the Emerging Leaders of their countries. 17 women from across the globe are bringing their stories willing to make things better in their communities. The aim is to empower women and girls through sports initiative which brings positive changes in other related sectors of their lives. “Strong women better world ” is the slogan that describes this program the best.
All emerging leaders were having great 5 days together in Washington DC. The inauguration started with warm welcome by the US State Department,…

Ilina Arsova representing Macedonia on the Global Sports Mentoring program

Ilina Arsova is representing Macedonia on the first Global Sports Mentoring Program which will take place in Washington DC and Burlington VT,  5 Sept-5 Oct, 2012.

The selection was made after nomination of the US Embassy. 17 emerging leaders among candidates from across the globe, will travel to the US for this mentorship program.

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U.S. Department of State and espnW Announce Final Participants for Inaugural Global Sports Mentoring Program
Media Note

Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 16, 2012
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