Friday, October 31, 2014

CFP: Girl Power in Play

Women Deliver, a global organization advocating for the health and well-being of girls and women, will be holding a groundbreaking symposium titled Girl Power in Play during the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada in 2015. This symposium will focus on the linkages between sports and girls' development, particularly in developing countries. The symposium is tentatively scheduled to take place in Ottawa, Canada on June 18 and 19, 2015.

They are now accepting submissions for concurrent session presentations on research around girls, sports and development; or case studies of sports-based programs affecting girls. Please note that limited funding may be available for speakers from developing countries only.

Submissions will be accepted until 12pm EST Friday, November 14. All applicants will be notified by January 20, 2015.

You may apply by filling out this form (and also at this link: If you know of colleagues who might be a good fit, please forward this call to them. Please contact with questions regarding the symposium.

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