The Black Female Experience in the Sports Environment

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(Anti)Racism in Sports online series is proud to host the professional athlete Annie Tagoe and Leadership Coach, Consultant, and International Speaker Michelle Moore. They will expand upon the gender perspective of racism and anti-racism experienced in sports.

Annie Tagoe

Annie Tagoe is a professional athlete and model based in London, England. Tagoe competes in Track & Field for the United Kingdom. She was born in Ghana and moved to the UK at the age of 7.

Michelle Moore

Michelle Moore is an award-winning leadership coach, consultant, international speaker and former athlete. Voted as one of the UK’s '50 Most Influential Women in Sport’. She is a globally recognised executive on inclusive and conscious leadership, strategic partnerships, sport for development and innovation working across government, business and charitable sectors. Michelle works with CEO’s, individuals and senior leadership teams to create solutions steeped in strategic insight and cultural context to find new ways to challenge inequalities. Heading up a consultancy practice with an impressive list of clients from The London Mayor’s Office to The Commonwealth Games Federation. Michelle is the winner of the 2016 UK Precious Award for ‘Outstanding Woman in Sport’, a Football Black List award and an esteemed national Change Maker award. Michelle is a trustee for SportsAid, advisor to the Women’s Sport Trust and a senior honorary lecturer for the University of Worcester. Michelle is a sought after speaker, advisor and coach hired by corporate, government, international sport federations and business to deliver inspiring and dynamic keynotes and programmes on leadership, equity resilience and success.

Moderator: İlknur Hacısoftaoğlu

Dr. İlknur Hacısoftaoğlu works at Department of Sport Management, at Istanbul Bilgi University. She completed her undergraduate degree at department of Sociology, Middle East Technical University. She got her Master and PhD degree at Sports Sciences and Technology, Sports Sociology Program in Hacettepe University. She is one of the editors of the book: Beyond the game: Sociology of Sports Studies. Hacısoftaoğlu, who has publications in the field of gender and sports, continues her work in the fields of women, masculinity and spectatorship in sports.

This is a Farenet #blacklivesmatter in football activity organized by BoMoVu, Oseminars, and Alan Savuması.

Watch the live-streamings or past recordings here on Oseminars' Youtube Channel