Join our live international panel discussion on women’s football01 June 2017

Thechallengesandopportunitiesoftheglobalboominwomen’sfootballatgrassrootsandprofessionallevelwillbethethemeofapaneldiscussionhostedbyFareinBerlinnextweek.

A roster of international speakers including former and current international players, activists and policy makers will come together on Tuesday (06 June) at the Hotel Catalonia Mitte in the German capital. The afternoon session will focus on topics including womens football as a social development tool; the situation of professional players; the representation of women in leadership and management positions; and the challenges of sexism in football.

Panelists will include: Paola Ottonello of the European Commission Sport Unit; Ayisat Yusuf-Aromire, former Nigeria international and Fare Board member; Friederike Faust, Discover Football; Caitlin Fisher, a former professional player in the US; Vladimir Dolgiy-Rapoport of the Moscow Girl Power club; Canadian activist Shireen Ahmed; and Jacco van Sterkenburg, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Feli Rauch (tbc), Germany national team and Turbine Potsdam, the biggest women’s club in Germany.

The event will take place at 2pm CEST (1pm BST). It will be streamed on Facebook Live and Google+ allowing football fans, players and football authorities across the globe to join the discussions.

The event will be in English and is open to the public. If you would like to attend please send an email to info@farenet.org to book a place.

The live stream will be on Facebook LIVE and Youtube.