Women in sports live panel: Educate, celebrate, inspire
Watch CBC Sports' International Women's Day panel discussion
Click on the video player above to watch CBC Sports' panel discussion Women in Sports: Educate, Celebrate, Inspire.
The panel marked International Women's Day by generating a national conversation around issues faced by girls and women in sports from access, to motivation, to coverage, and more.
The event was hosted by 2019 Canadian Screen Award nominee Andi Petrillo, and the panel is comprised of influential and diverse Canadian trailblazers:
- Tricia Smith, president of the Canadian Olympic Committee
- Kirsty Duncan, Federal Minister of science and sport
- Rosie MacLennan, two-time Olympic champion in trampoline
- Chantal Vallée, head coach and GM of the Hamilton Honey Badgers
- Tamara Tatham, mentor coach of Raptors 905
- Brenda Andress, founder and president of SheIS, former CWHL Commissioner
The panel will share their stories about women in sports, and involve the audience through a question and answer session.
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Ahead of <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/InternationalWomensDay?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#InternationalWomensDay</a>, we asked these Canadian female athletes when they feel the strongest 💪<br><br>Watch <a href="https://twitter.com/cbcsports?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@cbcsports</a> live Women in Sport panel this Friday! <a href="https://t.co/eFRfPpv3mJ">https://t.co/eFRfPpv3mJ</a> <a href="https://t.co/ljAcX1cajF">pic.twitter.com/ljAcX1cajF</a>—@CBCOlympics
Watch below as some elite athletes share whey they feel the strongest ahead of International Women's Day:
We want to know - who was YOUR first sports hero? <br><br>We'll be sharing the best answers during our LIVE <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WomenInSportsCBC?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#WomenInSportsCBC</a> panel coming up this Friday <a href="https://t.co/Psvb5JfXJf">https://t.co/Psvb5JfXJf</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/InternationalWomensDay?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#InternationalWomensDay</a> <a href="https://t.co/mSviwYKfgx">pic.twitter.com/mSviwYKfgx</a>—@cbcsports
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