GOA appoints seven-member Women in Sport Commission

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The Guyana Olympic Association has appointed its Women in Sport Commission. The body comprises seven members.

Mrs. Tricia Fiedtkou – Travel Agent/Manager/Hockey – Chairperson

Ms. Cristy Campbell – Editor/Entrepeneur/Tennis

Ms. Onefa George – CPCE Teacher/Physical Education

Mrs Emily Ramdhani – Banker/Badminton

Ms. Britney Van Lange – Engineering Psychologist/GDF LT/Olympic swimmer

Ms. Runita White – Assistant Manager/Powerlifting

Ms. Tatiana Woodroffe – Entrepreneur/Swimming coach

From left: Onefa George, Cristy Campbell and Britney Van Lange

The objective of this Commission is in keeping with that of Panam Sports – to ensure the constant growth of women in both sport and leadership.

Some of the work will involve facilitating connections between potential players and the National associations/clubs, raising awareness of gender equality, sexual harassment in sport and anti-doping.

According to the Chairperson, Mrs Fiedtkou – “I am excited to be heading this diverse group of professional, independent and accomplished women and we will do our best to create a strong base to empower our girls and women for the future.”

The first engagement in 2021 will be a Women in Sports Leadership workshop.

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