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Women in sports: the long road to equity

October 6, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Title: Women in sports: the long road to equity

Abstract: Since the Olympic Games in Paris in 1900, where 22 women out of 997 athletes participated in 5 sports, the involvement of women in sports has gradually increased. At the decision-making level, progress has been less impressive. There were no women members of the OIC until 1981 and, as of today, there are 38 women out of 102. Of the 43 honorary members, only 2 are women. The portraying of female athletes in media also needs to be much improved, both qualitatively and quantitively. 

Please join us on October 6th, 2022 in Boulder at the Institute for Behavioral Science at the University of Colorado or online to discuss with amazing speakers women in sports. (9.30 am-12.30 pm MT; 11.30 am-2.30 pm EST; 19.30-22.30 EST)

Speakers include: 

Sara Lewis (Olympian athlete & former FIS Secretary General)

Marina Dmukhovskaya (Sports Media Director, CU)

Darlene Nolting (R/C Regional Development Director)

Mikaela Tommy (former Buff & World Cup skier)

Ekaterina Kuznetsova (Sports Journalist & OIC Producer) 

and more to be announced. 

Moderator: Federiga Bindi, IBS & IWPR

Kindly register to participate in person, to access online, and to watch the webinar at a later date, as well as to receive the updated program.

Women in Sports is part of “The State of Women” international research network, financed by the European Commission’s ERASMUS+ program. The conference is jointly organized by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research in Washington DC and the Institute for Behavioral Studies at the University of Colorado.


October 6, 2022
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Institute of Behavioral Science


IBS 150 Computing Lab
Institute of Behavioral Science 1440 15th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
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