Speakers announced for 3rd Africa Women’s Sports Summit

3rd Africa Women’s Sports Summit
3rd Africa Women’s Sports Summit

The line-up of speakers for the 3rd Africa Women’s Sports Summit has been announced.

Legal Practitioner and CAF Match Commissioner, Naa Odofoley Nortey, CEO of Tanzania giants Simba SC, Barbara Gonzalez and a leading SuperSport TV broadcaster Thato Moeng are confirmed speakers for the 2022 edition.

This year’s Africa Women’s Sports Summit will host speakers, sports industry leaders and participants from across the African continent at the Accra International Conference Centre on Wednesday, July 27.

This edition of the Pan-African event is themed: Be The Change.

Organizers say it has become important to focus energies on ensuring that Africa’s sports institutions are built on leadership that inspires and gets results.

“Be the Change” is a call to all stakeholders to be progressive change agents in their respective fields to achieve the results we collectively desire.

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Speaker Facts

Barbara Gonzalez is Chief Executive Officer of Simba Sports Club – a first for any football team in Tanzania. She is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, a Business Analyst and Consultant.

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She holds a Master’s degree in Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Naa Odofoley Nortey is a Caf Match Commissioner and legal practitioner. She is a Partner at the Law firm Beyuo & Co.

She sits on the board of a number of institutions including the National Sports Authority, National Service Scheme, Law Reform Commission and Apex Bank.

She served on the FIFA/CAF Normalisation Committee for the Ghana Football Association.

Thato Moeng is a radio and TV sports broadcaster, voice-over artist and journalist. She is one of SuperSport TV’s leading on-air personalities with an enviable reach across the continent.

Moeng started her career at YFM and later moved to 5FM as the first black female sports reporter on the station.

Written by Eugene Nyavor

Eugene Nyavor is the Founding Editor at Gh Links.

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