FIFA Conference for Equality and Inclusion – Part1

09:00 – Kick off
* Introduction by Honey Thaljieh, FIFA Corporate Communications Manager
* Official welcome by FIFA President Gianni Infantino

09:20 – KEYNOTE SPEECH
Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women

09:35 PROGRESSING TOWARDS GENDER EQUALITY

Topics
* “What stands in the way of gender equality?”
* Women in football: players, coaches, referees and decision-makers
* Equality and equal pay in sports
* Evaluating progress and looking ahead

Panellists
– Sarai Bareman (FIFA Chief Women’s Football Officer)
– Dr Susan Bridgewater (Professor of Sports Management & Marketing, University of Liverpool)
– Sylvie Durrer (Director of Swiss Federal Office for Gender Equality)
– Khalida Popal (Former captain of the Afghan women’s national football team)
– Piara Powar (Executive Director of Fare network)

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