On Thursday, March 31st , as part of our exhibit Game On! The Evolution of Sports in Chilliwack, we will be exploring the living history of women in sport through the past, present and looking towards the future. Teaming up with viaSport for the wrap up of their #LevelTheField gender equity campaign, we are inviting four panelists to join us in a discussion on the history, achievements and opportunities for women in sport.
Panelists have been selected from a variety of roles in the sport community, including administrators, coaches and athletes.
- Lara Mussell Savage – #LevelTheField Ambassador and Manager of Sport Development and Competitions at Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council
- Joanna Sheppard, PhD – Faculty of Kinesiology, University of the Fraser Valley
- Sherry Hunt – Sport Performance Coordinator, PacificSport Fraser Valley
- Dominique Falls – Regular Faculty, Douglas College Sport Science Department Dominique Falls, BSc, MA, PhD (ABD) & member of viaSport’s Girls & Women (in sport) Advisory Group
Register for the event HERE. Registration is FREE and all are welcome to join, however space is limited!
About viaSport’s #LevelTheField campaign:
#LEVELTHEFIELD is a province-wide movement that will work to create a more inclusive sport culture in BC by targeting gender equity, the LGBTQ2+ community, accessibility, socioeconomic inclusion, and cultural diversity. Learn more at viasport.ca/levelthefield.